The Quotable Will Rogers celebrates the life and career of one of America's most beloved entertainers. Dubbed the "Cowboy Philosopher," Will's straight-talkin', wise-crackin', witty political commentary and social musings endeared him to kings and commoners alike.
Illustrated with many never-before-published photographs and a collection of his best known quotes, The Quotable Will Rogers also includes biographical information on Will Rogers's family and his life as an entertainer, humorist, radio personality, actor and newspaper columnist. Sit back, kick yer boots off and enjoy!
Joseph H. Carter and his wife, Michelle, manage Oklahoma's nine-gallery Will Rogers Memorial Museum in Claremore and 400-acre 1879 birthplace ranch near Oologah. Carter, a former White House speech writer, university vice president and newsman, wrote Never Met a Man I Didn't Like: The Life and Writings of Will Rogers; consulted in the opening of the Broadway musical The Will Rogers Follies: A Life in Revue; and assisted the University of Oklahoma in publishing the scholarly five-volume Papers of Will Rogers. Joseph and his wife line in Claremore, Oklahoma.show more