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FDR and the Post Office: A Young Boy's Fascination; A World Leader's Passion
Franklin D. Roosevelt's interest in the Post Office came at a young age as family members regularly sent him foreign postage stamps while engaged in trade overseas. He embraced the hobby as a means to bolster his interest in geography and world history by documenting various facts related to each stamp's origin, and its significance to the issuing country's heritage. When ...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published April 1st 2006 by Authorhouse
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Aug 10, 2014 Stephen rated it really liked it
This is a fascinating subject and Musso's passion shines throughout the book. This was well-researched though not highly cited. The chapters often have redundant sentences between them- as if they were shorter essays for a variety of publications that got stuck together to make the book. Musso dug up some great imagery to accompany his text as well. I wish they were reproduced in a higher quality, but still they add so much to this pleasurable read. More images of the stamps that are spoken of m ...more