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And Mr. Caro writes so well!
I now plan to read Caro's first three books in the series and look forward to the fifth volume on Johnson's disastrous leadership with regard to Vietnam.
I found this to be the best biography I have read this year and I would highly recommend it to political and history buffs alike.
This was a very intense book. At times I was terribly exasperated with Lyndon Johnson, at times I really disliked him, at times I sympathized with him. Read morePublished 6 days ago by Emily Murphy
The writing in this book is outstanding. You would have to read it to believe it. Every word is well-chosen. Every event portrayed is engaging to the reader.Published 9 days ago by Feedback from Ca.
Fascinating, not only as a biography of LBJ (amazing in itself) but for the insights into a tragic period.Published 10 days ago by Marc Defalque
A long forgotten reminder of his nation changing accomplishments,quite literally in his first few days in office, utterly and completely buried by his disastrous prosecution of the... Read morePublished 12 days ago by Glen
Caro is probably the best authority on LBJ (with the possible exception of Kearns-Goodwin who knew him well). Read morePublished 13 days ago by ncsailer
A rich, and at times too detailed look at Lyndon Johnson's ascendancy to President following the Kennedy assassination. Read morePublished 18 days ago by CookingDoc
Lots of interesting history in this lengthy book about Johnson and the key characters around him. Many places are difficult to read because the writer doesn't know or care about... Read morePublished 21 days ago by T. Renken
This book is very well written and a pleasure to read. Johnson had a pretty tough act to follow after the Kennedy assassination and did a great job of keeping the Country moving... Read morePublished 24 days ago by Abe