After the declaration of war against Spain, young Theodore Roosevelt seized the opportunity to raise a cavalry regiment. They brought together a colorful group composed mostly of cowboys and college athletes. Thus the Rough Riders were born, destined to become national heroes. An exciting action-packed adventure written by a real man who spoke softly & carried a big stick. 51/2x 81/2, 310 pgs, photos, indexed, hardcvr & dust jacket.