Team of Rivals is a brilliant, multi-million selling biography, now the inspiration for a major Stephen Spielberg film starring Daniel Day-Lewis
'A wonderful book . . . a remarkable study in leadership'
'The most uplifting book that I have read in the last two decades. Sensational'
Team of Rivals shows how Abraham Lincoln saved Civil War-torn America by appointing his fiercest rivals to key cabinet positions.
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.
'I have not enjoyed a history book as much for years'
'A brilliant book ... I couldn't get enough of it'
Sir Alex Ferguson
'A fabulously engrossing, exciting narrative in the grand old style ... overflowing with colour and character'
'A portrait of Lincoln as a virtuosic politician and managerial genius'
Michiko Kakutani, New York Times
Doris Kearns Goodwin is the author of the runaway bestseller Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln. She won the Pulitzer Prize in history for No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II and is also the author of the bestsellers Wait Till Next Year, The Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys, and Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream. She lives in Concord, Massachusetts, with her husband, Richard N. Goodwin.