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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.
As usual, Robert Caro has wrote a detailed and riveting account of the life of LBJ. The first half of the book goes through the 1960 nomination process and Johnson's placement on... Read morePublished 3 hours ago by bman560
Fascinating, well written. Sometimes a bit too wordy but I can't put it down. This is all history that I have experienced.Published 1 day ago by Sylvia
This book is extremely well written for a non-fiction book. It covers a period of time when I was in my early teens and this book gave me insights as an older person about an era... Read morePublished 1 day ago by N. Packard
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 9 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 12 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 13 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 15 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 16 days ago by ncsailer