"Easily the most thoughtful, politically astute, and historiographically up to date of the many single-volume biographies."Anthony J. Badger, author of The New Deal
"The most penetrating and best balanced assessment of FDR as political leader and man of his times that has yet been published."John Milton Cooper, author of The Warrior and the Priest
Maney brings cool judgment to bear on the best loved, most hated, most influential, and most enigmatic personality of modern America. . . .A model, compact biography.