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Description - Means of Ascent: The Years of Lyndon Johnson (Volume 2) by Robert A. Caro

'The greatest biography of our era . Essential reading for those who want to comprehend power and politics' The Times Robert A. Caro's legendary, multi-award-winning biography of US President Lyndon Johnson is a uniquely riveting and revelatory account of power, political genius and the shaping of twentieth-century America. In this second instalment we witness a momentous turning point in American politics- the tragic last stand of the old politics versus the new. Following Johnson through his service in the Second World War, it describes the foundation and the myths of his long-concealed fortune. The explosive heart of the book is Caro's revelation of the shocking true story of the fiercely contested 1948 senatorial election, which Johnson won with the the '87 votes that changed history'.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781847926142
Format: Paperback / softback
(234mm x 153mm x 40mm)
Pages: 544
Imprint: The Bodley Head Ltd
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 4-Jul-2019
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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