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Team of rivals. Part two : the political genius of Abraham Lincoln / by Doris Kearns Goodwin.

Goodwin, Doris Kearns. (Author). Toren, Suzanne. (Narrator).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Moorhead Public Library CD TALKING BOOK 921 LIN (Text) 33500013156120 Main Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1419364618
  • Physical Description: 21 sound discs (21 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Prince Frederick, Md. : Recorded Books, p2006.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
"Unabridged Nonfiction"--Container.
Includes discs 16-36 of the 36 disc set.
"With tracks every 3 minutes for easy book marking"--Container.
Compact disc.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrated by Suzanne Toren.
Summary, etc.:
On May 18, 1860, William H. Seward, Salmon P. Chase, Edward Bates, and Abraham Lincoln waited in their hometowns for the results from the Republican National Convention in Chicago. When Lincoln emerged as the victor, his rivals were dismayed and angry. Throughout the turbulent 1850s, each had energetically sought the presidency as the conflict over slavery was leading inexorably to secession and civil war. That Lincoln succeeded was the result of a character that had been forged by life experiences that raised him above his more privileged and accomplished rivals. He won because hepossessed an extraordinary ability to put himself in the place of other men, to experience what they were feeling, to understand their motives and desires. This capacity enabled President Lincoln to bring his disgruntled opponents together, create the most unusual cabinet in history, and marshal their talents to preserve the Union and win the war.
Additional Physical Form available Note:
Issued also on cassette.
Subject: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Political leadership > United States > Case studies.
Genius > Case studies.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 > Friends and associates.
Presidents > United States > Biography.
United States > Politics and government > 1861-1865.
Genre: Audiobooks.

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