Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln

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Penguin Books Limited, Feb 12, 2009 - History - 944 pages
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In this monumental multiple biography, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Doris Kearns Goodwin studies Abraham Lincoln's mastery of men. She shows how he saved Civil War-torn America by appointing his fiercest rivals to key cabinet positions, making them help achieve his vision for peace. As well as a thrilling piece of narrative history, it's an inspiring study of one of the greatest leaders the world has ever seen. A book to bury yourself in.

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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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User Review  - Vikas Agarwal - Goodreads

This is a wonderful book. Actually, it's many books rolled into one. It's a group biography of the three better known men Lincoln beat in 1860 republican nomination - William Seward the best known ... Read full review

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User Review  - Melanie - Goodreads

What an amazing man. We were truly blessed to have had this man as President. Our current leaders do not measure up. I really enjoyed reading this book. I highly recommend it to all :-) Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Doris Kearns Goodwin is the doyenne of US presidential historians, and one of the most acclaimed non-fiction authors in the world. She won the Pulitzer Prize for History in 1995

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