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Lyndon Johnson

by J.J. Parker

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Xlibris Corporation .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historical fiction,
  • Historical - General,
  • Fiction / Historical,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Historical

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11870248M
    ISBN 101425753396
    ISBN 109781425753399
    OCLC/WorldCa156814155

    Robert A. Caro’s life of Lyndon Johnson, which began with the greatly acclaimed The Path to Power, also winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award, continues — one of the richest, most intensive and most revealing examinations ever undertaken of an American President. For his biographies of Robert Moses and Lyndon Johnson, Robert A. Caro has twice won the Pulitzer Prize for Biography, three times won the National Book Critics Circle Award for the Best Nonfiction Book of the Year, and has won virtually every other major literary honor, including two National Book Awards (one for Lifetime Achievement), the Education: Horace Mann School.

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Widely praised and enormously popular, Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream is a work of biography like few others. With Lyndon Johnson book insight and a richly engrossing style, the author renders LBJ in all his vibrant, conflicted humanity.

The Amazon Book Review Author interviews, book reviews, editors' picks, and more. Cited by: The Years of Lyndon Johnson is the political biography of our 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 Cited by: It’s not the fifth and final volume of The Years of Lyndon Johnson, the monumental Pulitzer Prize-winning series Caro embarked on more than 40 years ago.

The fourth Johnson book, The Passage of Power, covering LBJ’s transition to the presidency after the assassination of John F. Kennedy inwon the National Book Critics Circle Award. After spending the past four months with Lyndon Johnson it’s fair to say that I found him to be the most interesting (and confounding) president since at least FDR and perhaps ever.

Together, the nine biographies I read (including a four-volume series by Robert Caro, a two-volume series by Robert Dallek and Dallek’s series abridgment) reveal a fascinatingly complex man who was.

Lyndon Baines Johnson, –73, 36th President of the United States (–69), b. near Stonewall, Tex. Early Life Born into a farm family, he graduated () from Southwest Texas State Teachers College (now Southwest Texas State Univ.), in San Marcos.

Robert Caro’s next book won’t be his fifth and final volume on Lyndon Johnson or like anything he has done before. “Working: Researching, Interviewing, Writing,” to be published by Alfred. Lyndon B. Johnson, 36th U.S. president, who championed civil rights and the ‘Great Society’ but unsuccessfully oversaw the Vietnam War.

A moderate Democrat and vigorous leader in the Senate, he was elected vice president in and acceded to the presidency in upon the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. The Path to Power, Means of Ascent (The Years of Lyndon Johnson, #2), Master of the Senate, and The Passage of Power (The Years of Lyndon Johnson, #4).

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Lyndon Baines Johnson was born on Augnear Stonewall, Texas, in a small farmhouse on the Pedernales River. He was the oldest of five children born to Samuel Ealy Johnson Jr. and Rebekah Baines. Johnson had one brother, Sam Houston Johnson, and three sisters, Rebekah, Josefa, and Lucia.

The nearby small town of Johnson City, Texas, was named after LBJ's father's cousin, James Polk Preceded by: John F. Kennedy. Lyndon B.

Johnson was the 36th president of the United States; he was sworn into office following the November assassination of President John F. For his biographies of Robert Moses and Lyndon Johnson, Robert A. Caro has twice won the Pulitzer Prize for Biography, has three times won the National Book Critics Circle Award, and has also won virtually every other major literary honor, including the National Book Award, the Gold Medal in Biography from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and the Francis Parkman Prize, awarded /5(40).

In this book, we are brought as close as we have ever been to a true perception of political genius and the American political process. Means of Ascent, Book Two of The Years of Lyndon Johnson, was a number-one national best seller and, like The Path to Power.

An epic biography is nearing its close. Slowly but surely. Those waiting for the fifth and final planned installment of Robert A. Caro’s award-winning life of Lyndon B. Johnson might be both. Lyndon B. Johnson was elected vice president of the United States in and became the 36th president infollowing the assassination of John F.

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