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Team of Rivals

The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln

by Doris Kearns Goodwin

Winner of the Lincoln PrizeAcclaimed historian Doris Kearns Goodwin illuminates Lincoln's political genius in this highly original work, as the one-term congressman and prairie lawyer rises from obscurity to prevail over three gifted rivals of national reputation to become president.On May 18, 1860, William H. Seward, Salmon P. Chase, Edward Bates,...
Publish Date
2006
September 26
Goodreads rating
4.29
ISBN
9780743270755
Tags
historynonfictionbiography-and-memoirpoliticssocial-sciences
Recommendations
3
Recommendations
I loved Team of Rivals.     source
I lived in it the way that you do with truly great books; putting it down with glazed eyes and feeling disconcerted to find yourself in the 21st century.     source
A few classics: - Hope in the Dark, Solnit - Why We Can’t Wait, MLK - The Search for Common Ground, Thurman - Team of Rivals, Goodwin - Col Poems,Audre Lorde - Bhagavad Gita - Capital, Piketty - 100 Years of Solitude, García Márquez - Infinite Jest / Consider the Lobster, Wallace     source