Edmund Morris

Edmund Morris (May 27, 1940 – May 24, 2019) was born and educated in Kenya and went to college in South Africa. He worked as an advertising copywriter in London before immigrating to the United States in 1968. His biography The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt won the Pulitzer Prize and American Book Award in 1980. Theodore Rex followed in 2001, and Colonel Roosevelt in 2010, so completing his three-volume life of Theodore Roosevelt. Morris was President Reagan’s authorized biographer and wrote the national bestseller Dutch: A Memoir of Ronald Reagan in 1999. He is also the author of Beethoven: The Universal Composer (2005), and This Living Hand (2012), a collection of essays. He has written extensively on travel and the arts for such publications as The New Yorker, The New York Times, and Harper's. He lived in New York and Connecticut with his wife and fellow biographer Sylvia Jukes Morris.

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Author: Edmund Morris | Narrator: Arthur Morey
Release Date: October 22, 2019
From Pulitzer Prize-winning author Edmund Morris comes a revelatory new biography of Thomas Alva Edison, the most prolific genius in American history. Although Thomas Alva Edison was the most famous American of his time, and remains an international ...
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Author: Edmund Morris | Narrator: Edmund Morris
Release Date: October 23, 2012
When the multitalented biographer Edmund Morris (who writes with equal virtuosity about Theodore Roosevelt, Ronald Reagan, Beethoven, and Thomas Edison) was a schoolboy in colonial Kenya, one of his teachers told him, “You have the most preciou...
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Author: Edmund Morris | Narrator: Edmund Morris
Release Date: January 24, 2012
This book, the only biography ever authorized by a sitting President--yet written with complete interpretive freedom--is as revolutionary in method as it is formidable in scholarship. When Ronald Reagan moved into the White House in 1981, one of his ...
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Author: Edmund Morris | Narrator: Mark Deakins
Release Date: November 23, 2010
Of all our great presidents, Theodore Roosevelt is the only one whose greatness increased out of office. When he toured Europe in 1910 as plain “Colonel Roosevelt,” he was hailed as the most famous man in the world. Crowned heads vied to ...
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Author: Edmund Morris | Narrator: Harry Chase
Release Date: July 06, 2010
Theodore Rex is the sequel to Edmund Morris’s classic bestseller The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt. It begins by following the new President (still the youngest in American history) as he comes down from Mount Marcy, New York, to take his eme...
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Author: Edmund Morris | Narrator: Harry Chase
Release Date: July 06, 2010
Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best nonfiction books of all timeDescribed by the Chicago Tribune as "a classic," The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt stands as one of the greatest biographies of our time. The publication of The Rise of ...
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