About the Author
Theodore Roosevelt was born on October 27, 1858, and became the twenty-sixth president of the United States. He was a naturalist, writer, historian, and soldier. He died in 1919.
Gordon Hutner is professor of American Literature at the University of Illinois. He is the author and editor of many books and articles about fiction, ethnic studies, and American cultural criticism. He also edits the scholarly journal, American Literary History.