One of Alastair Campbell's favourite books.
With over a million copies sold, several literary prizes in the bag and now Barack Obama's comment that this is the book he could not live without in the White House, this must be the book to read about Abrahma Lincilon and his politics. He realised that by appointing his fiercest rivals to key cabinet poisitons he would be creating the strongest and safest cabinet to run the country. A fascinating insight in to one of the greatest politicians the world has seen.
In this monumental multiple biography, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Doris Kearns Goodwin studies Abraham Lincoln's mastery of men. She shows how he saved Civil War-torn America by appointing his fiercest rivals to key cabinet positions, making them help achieve his vision for peace. 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. A book to bury yourself in.
Publication date: 12/02/2009
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
|Publication date:||12th February 2009|
|Author:||Doris Kearns Goodwin|
|Publisher:||Penguin Books Ltd|
|Genres:||Biography / Autobiography, eBook Favourites, The Real World,|
|Categories:||History of the Americas, Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900, Political leaders & leadership,|
Doris Kearns Goodwin is the doyenne of US presidential historians, and one of the most acclaimed non-fiction authors in the world. She won the Pulitzer Prize for History in 1995.More About Doris Kearns Goodwin