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Team of Rivals

The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln

Doris Kearns Goodwin

The bestselling and prize-winning study of one of the most legendary American Presidents in history, Team of Rivals by Doris Kearns Goodwin is the book that inspired Barack Obama in his presidency.When Barack Obama was asked which book he could not live without in the White House, his answer was instant: Team of Rivals. This monumental and brillian...
Publish Date
First Published in 2005
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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
Some of my favorite books: Overthrow, Band of Brothers, Team of Rivals & Kite Runner. What are yours? #BookLoversDay      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
It's a terrific book!      source
'Team of Rivals' is among the best historical books I've ever read (take that, Herodotus). Bless you, @DorisKGoodwin. Truly excellent.      source
@lorirusso It’s a favorite of mine. Plus @DorisKGoodwin’s fanstastic book Leadership: In Turbulent Times is another to put on your list.      source
Day 1: I’ve been nominated by @filadin to post covers of 7 books that I love with no explanations or reviews. Each time I post I will ask another to take up the challenge. Today I nominate @IanDWagreich      source