Team of Rivals

Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln

History , American History
Paperback Published on: 12/02/2009
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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
  • ISBN: 9780141043722
  • Number of pages: 976
  • Weight: 660g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 41 mm

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Team of Rivals
A must read for aspiring business leaders and politicians.
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Team of Rivals
Very interesting and a gripping read. A bit of background knowledge helps, and you have to be interested in cabinet politics. This isn't a book about the c... READ MORE
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Team of Rivals
Absolutely brilliant book, well written, masses of detail and if you're into Cabinet Politics, a must read. I can see why President Obama felt inspired by ... READ MORE
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