Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln (Paperback)
$21.16 - Save $7.59 26% off - RRP $28.75 Free shipping worldwide (to United States and
all these other countries) Usually dispatched within 48 hours
Short Description for Team of Rivals Offers a study of one of the most legendary American Presidents in history. This title offers Barack Obama the model for his presidency, showing how Abraham Lincoln saved America by appointing his fiercest rival to key cabinet positions.
- Published: 02 April 2009
- Format: Paperback 944 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780141043722 ISBN 10: 0141043725
- Sales rank: 8,589
Full description for Team of Rivals
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 brilliant work has given Obama the model for his presidency, showing how Abraham Lincoln saved America by appointing his fiercest rival to key cabinet positions. 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 wonderful book ...a remarkable study in leadership". (Barack Obama). "A portrait of Lincoln as a virtuosic politician and managerial genius". ("The New York Times"). "I have not enjoyed a history book as much for years' Robert Harris Doris Kearns Goodwin is the doyenne of US presidential historians, and one of the most acclaimed non-fiction authors in the world. Her works include "Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream", "The Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys: An American Saga", and No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt", for which she won the Pulitzer Prize for History in 1995.