Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln

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Simon and Schuster, Sep 26, 2006 - Biography & Autobiography - 916 pages
2057 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  - Graham - Goodreads

This book is genius. Anyone who can write a page turner biography of three people in one book and maintain the reader's attention from start to finish is doing something special. To do this when one ... Read full review

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User Review  - Diane B - Goodreads

I loved this book and the research the author put into it. If you love detailed historical fiction you'll be in heaven. I really enjoyed getting to see the character behind the President. Those who persist through this lengthy book will be rewarded. 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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