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 ...Read MoreThe 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.Read Less
Very good in very good dust jacket. Signed by author. Book is in excellent condition. Inscribed to a previous owner by the author. Glued binding. Paper over boards. With dust jacket. 916 p. Contains: Unspecified. Audience: Young adult.
New in New dust jacket. 0684824906. New. No notes, other names or ANY markings. DJ not price clipped ($35); Book ships in a box, USA.; 916 pages; Boldly signed by "Doris Kearns Goodwin" at FEP. Not inscribed.; Signed by Author.
Very Good in Very Good- jacket. 0684824906 8vo-over 7? "-9? " tall Signed by Author The author signed on the ffe. The price clipped dust jacket has light edge wear, is lightly rubbed, has an "Autographed Copy" sticker on the front and the dust jacket is in a Mylar type protector. There is light edge wear to the covers.
Goodwin, Doris Kearns. TEAM OF RIVALS: THE POLITICAL GENIUS OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN. NY: Simon & Schuster, c2005. First Printing. 916pp., index, notes, b/w illustrations. 8vo. Small spot of irregularity in the pigment of the brown paper on the back cover, else fine bright unread hardcover in fine d/j.
Near Fine in Near Fine jacket. Book The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln. NY: Simon & Schuster (2005). 1st Edition, 1st Printing. Thick 8vo, xix, 916 pp. Illustrated. Near Fine copy in Near Fine non-price clipped dust jacket. Inscribed by the Author. The Movie Lincoln based on an original screenplay by Tony Kushner and draws heavily on Goodwin's book. The movie is directed by Steven Spielberg, and stars Daniel Day Lewis, Tommy Lee Jones, Sally Field, James Spader, Hal Holbrook, Tim Blake Nelson, and a cast of thousands.
A tad bit long, but overall, an interesting read. The story of all the personalities and the interplay between the individuals, sometimes made me want to keep a scorecard.
Jan 3, 2013
The research that Doris Kearns Goodwin did is incredible...She brings Abraham Lincoln to life...If you enjoy reading about the Civil war era then this is a must read.
Oct 8, 2011
inside head of lincoln, we learn for our own personal dealings.
Mar 10, 2011
Great Lincoln Book
This book is one the offers many insights into Lincoln the man. The author's research into all the personalities the Lincoln surrounded himself with makes for a fascinating read. I highly recommend this book to anyone who is curious about Lincoln will enjoy this book.
Sep 9, 2010
Excellent book to understand Lincoln and his presidency so much better....also find the comparison of Lincoln and Obama very interesting....
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