The Cowboy President
THE COWBOY PRESIDENT: The American West and the Making of Theodore Roosevelt
by Michael F. Blake.
$16.95 paperback - 296 pages
The Cowboy President reveals how Theodore Roosevelt’s time spent in the Dakota Territory helped him recover from an overwhelming personal loss, but more importantly, how it transformed him into the man etched onto Mount Rushmore, a man who is still rated as one of the top five Presidents in American history. Unlike other Roosevelt biographies, The Cowboy President details how the land, the people and the Western code of honor had an enormous impact on Theodore and how this experience influenced him in his later years at the White House.