Annal: 1980 Pulitzer Prize for Biography

Results of the Pulitzer Prize in the year 1980.

Book:The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt

The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt

Edmund Morris

This is Morris’s highly acclaimed account of Theodore Roosevelt’s life, encompassing the years from Roosevelt’s birth to his service in the White House.

He was one of our most vibrant presidents; his image still haunts our past and our present. This fascinating and comprehensive biography of the extraordinary naturalist, adventurer, soldier, and politician, tells the improbable, but very real, story of a man determined to get what he wanted, an American who helped define our century and our very character.

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