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  - Jackie Podolski - Goodreads

I would like to believe that everyone knows the basic premise of this book because the facts of the Civil War and Lincoln should be well known to everyone. Goodwin takes an overdone topic - the life ... Read full review

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User Review  - Robert Snow - Goodreads

A re-read in a way this past weekend... Long trip in the car with the audio version read by Richard Thomas. I don't know which I liked better my read or being read to, but the one thing I do know is ... 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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