Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln

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Simon and Schuster, Sep 26, 2006 - Biography & Autobiography - 916 pages
2044 Reviews
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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First rate writing, research, and story telling. - Goodreads
Kearns Goodwin's prose, is, to my mind, execrable. - Goodreads
This was a wonderful, easy to read book. - Goodreads
Gave me very good insight into Lincoln and his cabinet. - Goodreads
Parts of this book made me cry--especially the ending. - Goodreads
Amazing in both its scope and portrayal. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Aaron Shields - Goodreads

Probably a 4.5 just because it was a little dense with secondary characters, but I guess that's too be expected with a massive book. Still, what an epic. Abe Lincoln, what a man. America needed him at the exact moment he showed up. Read full review

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User Review  - Ankit Kumar - Goodreads

Although I have read many a book on Lincoln and I very much like one by Lord Charnwood, But this one gives a different perspective on the greatness of not only Lincoln but team of leaders he worked with. 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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