Thorndike Press

Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln

  • Doris Kearns Goodwin
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  • ISBN-10: 1410457907
  • ISBN-13: 9781410457905
  • DDC: B
  • Shipping Weight: 4.10 lbs ( 1.86 kgs)
  • 1310 Pages | Hardcover
  • Published/Released May 2013
  • Bestsellers

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A New York Times Bestseller

Basis for the movie Lincoln

On May 18‚ 1860‚ William H. Seward‚ Salmon P. Chase‚ Edward Bates‚ and Abraham Lincoln waited for the results from the Republican National Convention. Lincoln won‚ Goodwin demonstrates‚ because of his extraordinary ability to put himself in the place of other men. It was this capacity that enabled Lincoln as president to bring his disgruntled opponents together and marshal their talents to the task of preserving the union and winning the war.

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“The knowledge gained here about these three significant figures who well attended Lincoln gain for the reader an even keener appreciation of the rare individual that he was.”

— Booklist