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Team of Rivals

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ISBN-10: 0743270754

ISBN-13: 9780743270755

Edition: 2006

Authors: Doris Kearns Goodwin

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This brilliant multiple biography is centered on Lincoln's mastery of men and how it shaped the most significant presidency in the nation's history.
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Book details

List price: $22.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publication date: 9/26/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 944
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 2.750
Language: English

Doris Kearns Goodwin was born in Brooklyn, New York on January 4, 1943. She received a bachelor of arts degree from Colby College in 1964 and a Ph.D. in government from Harvard University in 1968. She taught at Harvard University and worked as an assistant to President Lyndon Johnson during his last year in the White House. She has written numerous books including The Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys, Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream, Wait Till Next Year, and The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism. She has received numerous awards including Pulitzer Prize in history, the Harold Washington Literary Award, the Ambassador Book Award for No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II, and the Lincoln Prize and the Book Prize for American History for Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln.

Maps and Diagrams
Introduction
The Rivals
Four Men Waiting
The "Longing to Rise"
The Lure of Politics
"Plunder & Conquest"
The Turbulent Fifties
The Gathering Storm
Countdown to the Nomination
Showdown in Chicago
"A Man Knows His Own Name"
"An Intensified Crossword Puzzle"
"I Am Now Public Property"
Master Among Men
"Mystic Chords of Memory": Spring 1861
"The Ball Has Opened": Summer 1861
"I Do Not Intend to Be Sacrificed": Fall 1861
"My Boy Is Gone": Winter 1862
"He Was Simply Out-Generaled": Spring 1862
"We Are in the Depths": Summer 1862
"My Word Is Out": Fall 1862
"Fire in the Rear": Winter-Spring 1863
"The Tycoon Is in Fine Whack": Summer 1863
"I Feel Trouble in the Air": Summer-Fall 1863
"Still in Wild Water": Fall 1863
"There's a Man in It!": Winter-Spring 1864
"Atlanta Is Ours": Summer-Fall 1864
"A Sacred Effort": Winter 1864-1865
The Final Weeks: Spring 1865
Epilogue
Acknowledgments
Notes
Illustration Credits
Index