The Years of Lyndon Johnson
  • Author : Robert A. Caro
  • Release Date : 11 August 1990
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 960
  • ISBN 13 : 9780679729457

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Book Description: Traces young Lyndon Johnson's rise from Texas poverty to political power, illuminating his political relationships

The Years of Lyndon Johnson

The Years of Lyndon Johnson

Author : Robert A. Caro
Publisher : Vintage
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Traces young Lyndon Johnson's rise from Texas poverty to political power, illuminating his political relationships...

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Author : Robert A. Caro
Publisher : Vintage
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD, THE LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE, THE MARK LYNTON HISTORY PRIZE, THE AMERICAN HISTORY BOOK PRIZE Book Four of Robert A. Caro’s monumental The Years of Lyndon Johnson displays all the narrative energy and illuminating insight that led the Times of ...

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Author : Robert A. Caro
Publisher : Knopf
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The political biography of our time, now available in a four-volume hardcover set. Robert A. Caro's life of Lyndon Johnson is one of the richest, most intensive and most revealing examinations ever undertaken of an American president. It is the magnum opus of a writer perfectly suited to his task: ...

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Author : Robert A. Caro
Publisher : Vintage
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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“One of the great reporters of our time and probably the greatest biographer.” —The Sunday Times (London) From the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Power Broker and The Years of Lyndon Johnson: an unprecedented gathering of vivid, candid, deeply moving recollections about his experiences researching and writing his acclaimed ...

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Author : Robert A. Caro
Publisher : Vintage
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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In Means of Ascent, Book Two of The Years of Lyndon Johnson, Robert A. Caro brings alive Lyndon Johnson in his wilderness years. Here, Johnson’s almost mythic personality—part genius, part behemoth, at once hotly emotional and icily calculating—is seen at its most nakedly ambitious. This multifaceted book ...

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Author : Robert A. Caro
Publisher : Vintage
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Master of the Senate, Book Three of The Years of Lyndon Johnson, carries Johnson’s story through one of its most remarkable periods: his twelve years, from 1949 to 1960, in the United States Senate. At the heart of the book is its unprecedented revelation of how legislative power works in America, ...

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Author : Robert A. Caro
Publisher : Alfred a Knopf Incorporated
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The third volume in the author's monumental biography of Lyndon Johnson, following The Path to Power and Means of Ascent, describes the future president's career in the U.S. Senate, from breaking the southern control of Capitol Hill to passing the first civil rights legislation since Reconstruction. 200,000 first printing. First ...

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Author : R. A. Caro,Robert A. Caro
Publisher : Alfred a Knopf Incorporated
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Author : Robert A. Caro
Publisher : Vintage
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The Years of Lyndon Johnson is the political biography of our time. No president—no era of American politics—has been so intensively and sharply examined at a time when so many prime witnesses to hitherto untold or misinterpreted facets of a life, a career, and a period of history ...

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Author : Joseph A. Califano
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Author : Robert Dallek
Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Author : Robert A. Caro
Publisher : Vintage
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Examines Lyndon Johnson's volatile relationships with John and Robert Kennedy, describes JFK's assassination from Johnson's viewpoint, and recounts his accomplishments as president before they were overshadowed by the Vietnam War....

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Author : James Kirchick
Publisher : Henry Holt and Company
Genre : History
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The New York Times Bestseller "Not since Robert Caro’s Years of Lyndon Johnson have I been so riveted by a work of history. Secret City is not gay history. It is American history.” —George Stephanopoulos Washington, D.C., has always been a city of secrets. Few have been more ...

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Author : George C. Herring
Publisher : University of Texas Press
Genre : History
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“[A] compelling analysis . . . A solid addition to our understanding of the Vietnam War and a president.” —Publishers Weekly The Vietnam War remains a divisive memory for Americans—partisans on all sides still debate why it was fought, how it could have been better fought, and whether it could have been ...

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Author : Robert Dallek
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A single-volume, abridged edition of the acclaimed two-volume portrait offers insight into the president's ambitious and demanding personality, his achievements in the White House, and his personal reflections on the challenges of the Vietnam War. Reprint....