Just as essential to Theodore Roosevelt's accession to the Presidency as his charge up San Juan Hill was his election as Governor of New York four months later. A defeat would have seriously set back and perhaps even destroyed his chances to gain the White House. Yet, until A Rough Ride to Albany, no book has devoted itself primarily to that hard-fought uphill campaign, which he barely won only after a series of energetic "whistle stop" tours, and in which he displayed for the first time a unique power to stir audiences ...

A Rough Ride to Albany: Teddy Runs for Governor. 2000, Alephoe Books/The Poetry Mission, New York

ISBN-13: 9780966157017