Ronald Reagan: Our 40th President - by Winston Groom
He was one of America’s
true greats. As president, he changed the world, developing a
successful strategy for defeating Communism, toppling the Soviet Union,
and liberating Eastern Europe (while hardly firing a shot). And just as
important, he restored an America that had found itself mired in a
malaise of falling living standards, moral decay, and what seemed like
Though he was our oldest president, Reagan
acted as a tonic, rejuvenating America’s economy, restoring her
confidence, and attracting a majority of young voters won over by his
vision of making America once again a shining city on a hill.
In this superlative biography for young adults, bestselling author Winston Groom—author of Forrest Gump—gives
us the full Reagan, from his Midwestern American boyhood, to his early
career as a radio sports announcer, to his days as a Hollywood star and
his extraordinary political career as a union leader, governor of
California, and president of the United States.
Covering the gamut of Reagan’s dramatic life, Ronald Reagan: Our 40th President is essential reading, as inspiring as its subject.