Lone Star Rising

Lone Star Rising : Lyndon Johnson and His Times 1908-1960

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In Lone Star Rising, Robert Dallek offers a brilliant, definitive portrait of a great American politician. Based on seven years of research in over 450 manuscript collections and oral histories, as well as numerous personal interviews, this first of a two-volume biography follows Johnson's life from his childhood to his election as vice-president under Kennedy.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 754 pages
  • 147.32 x 226.06 x 50.8mm | 975.22g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised ed.
  • 16 pp halftones
  • 0195079043
  • 9780195079043

About Robert Dallek

Robert Dallek is Professor Emeritus of History at the University of California, Los Angeles. He is the author of several books, including Franklin D. Roosevelt and American Foreign Policy, for which he won a Babcroft Prize and was nominated for an American Book Award.
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'This volume takes us up to his selection as vice-president and is awesomely detailed.'
Sunday Times `A triumphant portrait...It should stand for years to come as the most rounded portrait we have of this compelling, formidable, flawed giant.' Doris Kearns Goodwin
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