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Team of rivals [text (large print)] : the political genius of Abraham Lincoln / Doris Kearns Goodwin.

Authors: Goodwin, Doris Kearns.
Call number: LT 973.7 GOO
Publication: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2013.
Copyright notice: ©2005
Publication date: 2013.©2005
Subject: McFadden Lecturer.
Political leadership -- United States -- Case studies.
Genius -- Case studies.
Presidents -- United States -- Biography.
Large type books.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Friends and associates.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865.
Series title: Thorndike Press large print nonfiction series.
Title: Team of rivals [text (large print)] : the political genius of Abraham Lincoln / Doris Kearns Goodwin.
Edition: Large print edition.
Physical description: 1279 pages (large print) : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
Contents note: Part. 1: 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" -- Part. 2: 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.
Notes: "Unabridged"--Title page verso.
Originally published: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2005.
Summary note: On May 18, 1860, everyone 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.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references.
Awards note: McFadden Lecturer 2000.
ISBN: 9781410457905 (hardcover)
1410457907 (hardcover)
LCCN: 2013002446
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