Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln (Paperback)Doris Kearns Goodwin (author)
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 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.
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Number of pages: 976
Weight: 662 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 41 mm
'A wonderful book ... a remarkable study in leadership' - Barack Obama
'The most uplifting book that I have read in the last two decades. Sensational' - Jon Snow
'I have not enjoyed a history book as much for years' - Robert Harris, The Observer
'A fabulously engrossing, exciting narrative in the grand old style ... overflowing with colour and character' - Dominic Sandbrook
'A brilliant book ... I couldn't get enough of it' - Alex Ferguson
'Goodwin's narrative abilities are on full display here. A portrait of Lincoln as a virtuosic politician and managerial genius' - Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times
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