Thorndike Press

His Final Battle: The Last Months of Franklin Roosevelt

  • Joseph Lelyveld
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  • ISBN-10: 1410495191
  • ISBN-13: 9781410495198
  • DDC: B
  • Shipping Weight: 1.70 lbs ( .77 kgs)
  • 728 Pages | Hardcover
  • Published/Released December 2016

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In a hugely insightful account, Pulitzer Prize–winning author and journalist Joseph Lelyveld untangles the narrative threads of Franklin Roosevelt’s final months, showing how he juggled the strategic, political, and personal choices he faced as the war, his presidency, and his life raced to their climax.


Customer Reviews

“Meticulous . . . The author expertly puts together a string of poignant clues to FDR’s last acts . . . An elegant, affecting work that offers fresh insights on a much-mythologized president.”

— Kirkus Reviews (starred)

“A gripping, deeply human account . . . Moving, elegiac.”

— The New York Times Book Review