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Team of rivals : the political genius of Abraham Lincoln /

by Goodwin, Doris Kearns.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Thorndike Press large print nonfiction series: Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2013Edition: Large print edition.Description: 1279 pages (large print) : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781410457905; 1410457907; 9781594137150; 1594137153.Subject(s): Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 | Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Friends and associates | Political leadership -- United States -- Case studies | Genius -- Case studies | Presidents -- United States -- Biography | Large type books | United States -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865Summary: On May 18, 1860, the results from the Republican National Convention were eagerly anticipated. Lincoln won, the author demonstrates, because of his extraordinary ability to put himself in the place of other men. It was this capacity that enabled him as president to bring his disgruntled opponents together and marshal their talents to the task of preserving the union and winning the American Civil War.
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"Unabridged"--Title page verso.

Originally published: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2005.

Includes bibliographical references.

On May 18, 1860, the results from the Republican National Convention were eagerly anticipated. Lincoln won, the author demonstrates, because of his extraordinary ability to put himself in the place of other men. It was this capacity that enabled him as president to bring his disgruntled opponents together and marshal their talents to the task of preserving the union and winning the American Civil War.

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