Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin

This book explores the political acumen of Abraham Lincoln, focusing on how he assembled his cabinet from political adversaries, many of whom initially dismissed him for his perceived lack of experience and ungainly appearance. The narrative delves into how Lincoln used his rivals' talents to navigate the tumultuous times of the Civil War, maintaining unity and leading the nation towards the abolition of slavery. It underscores Lincoln's extraordinary ability to turn rivals into allies, demonstrating his leadership and his profound impact on American history.

The 1855th greatest book of all time


Published
2005
Nationality
American
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
944
Words
250,000
Original Language
English

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