Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln

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Simon and Schuster, Sep 26, 2006 - Biography & Autobiography - 916 pages
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Winner of the Lincoln Prize

This brilliant multiple biography is centered on Lincoln's mastery of men and how it shaped the most significant presidency in the nation's history.
  

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Well written, extremely well researched. - LibraryThing
Kearns writing is excellent as usual. - LibraryThing
Photos and illustrations enhance the book. - LibraryThing
Well-researched, well-written, completely absorbing. - LibraryThing
This book is an amazing insight on so many levels. - LibraryThing
Very carefully researched and a very entertaining read. - LibraryThing

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"Reveille in Washington" got me hooked in the Civil War. Growing up in California I only received the barest skim of Civil War history-- that the North fought against the bad, bad South because they ... Read full review

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Doris Kearns Goodwin is the author of the runaway bestseller Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln. She won the Pulitzer Prize in history for No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II and is also the author of the bestsellers Wait Till Next Year, The Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys, and Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream. She lives in Concord, Massachusetts, with her husband, Richard N. Goodwin.

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