Bully! Teddy Roosevelt Biography Finds Its Way Back To Amagansett Library - 27 East

Bully! Teddy Roosevelt Biography Finds Its Way Back To Amagansett Library

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Better late than never, this copy of

Better late than never, this copy of "Great Heart: The Life Story of Theodore Roosevelt” by Daniel Henderson was returned to the Amagansett Library last week, nearly 72 years after it was due. MICHAEL HELLER photos

A detail of the volume that was recently returned to the Amagansett Library.

A detail of the volume that was recently returned to the Amagansett Library.

The due date of

The due date of "Great Heart: The Life Story of Theodore Roosevelt."

The due date for “Great Heart: The Life Story of Theodore Roosevelt.”

The due date for “Great Heart: The Life Story of Theodore Roosevelt.”

The library policy that was in place when the book was last in the library's collection.

The library policy that was in place when the book was last in the library's collection.

The library policy that was in place when the book was last in circulation.

The library policy that was in place when the book was last in circulation.

Amagansett Library director Lauren Nichols said she was happy to have the first edition back in the library's hands. MICHAEL HELLER PHOTOS

Amagansett Library director Lauren Nichols said she was happy to have the first edition back in the library's hands. MICHAEL HELLER PHOTOS

Librarian Julianna Vargas accepted the overdue book from John Moss, who found it in a crate of old books he had ins storage. MICHAEL HELLER PHOTOS

Librarian Julianna Vargas accepted the overdue book from John Moss, who found it in a crate of old books he had ins storage. MICHAEL HELLER PHOTOS

authorStephen J. Kotz on Jan 26, 2021
John Moss, a retired East Hampton Town police officer, who now lives in Mattituck, didn’t know where the copy of “Great Heart: The Life Story of Theodore Roosevelt” by Daniel... more

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