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Robert A. Caro

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 for Best Nonfiction Book of the Year and for Best Biography of the Year, 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 by the Society of American Historians to the book that best “exemplifies the union of the historian and the artist.” In 2010, he...

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Master of the Senate
Written by Robert A. Caro
Knopf | Hardcover | April 2002
$35.00/53.00(Canada) | 978-0-394-52836-6 (0-394-52836-0)

Book Three of Robert A. Caro’s monumental work, The Years of Lyndon Johnson—the most admired and riveting political biography of our era—which began with the best-selling and prizewinning The Path to Power and Means of Ascent.

Master of the Senate carries Lyndon Johnson’s story through one of its most remarkable periods: his... Read more






Master of the Senate
Written by Robert A. Caro
Vintage | Trade Paperback | April 2003
$22.00/25.00(Canada) | 978-0-394-72095-1 (0-394-72095-4)

The most riveting political biography of our time, Robert A. Caro’s life of Lyndon B. Johnson, continues. Master of the Senate takes Johnson’s story through one of its most remarkable periods: his twelve years, from 1949 through 1960, in the United States Senate. Once the most august and revered body in... Read more






Means of Ascent
Written by Robert A. Caro
Knopf | Hardcover | March 1990
$60.00/73.00(Canada) | 978-0-394-52835-9 (0-394-52835-2)

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. In Means of Ascent the Pulitzer Prize-winning... Read more






Means of Ascent
Written by Robert A. Caro
Vintage | Trade Paperback | March 1991
$22.00/26.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-73371-3 (0-679-73371-X)

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. In Means of Ascent the Pulitzer Prize-winning... Read more






The Passage of Power
Written by Robert A. Caro
Vintage | Trade Paperback | May 2013
$18.95/21.95(Canada) | 978-0-375-71325-5 (0-375-71325-5)

WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD,  THE LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE, THE MARK LYNTON HISTORY PRIZE, THE NEW-YORK HISTORICAL SOCIETY AMERICAN HISTORY BOOK PRIZE

 ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR

ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR  The Economist * Time *Newsweek * Foreign Policy...

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The Passage of Power
Written by Robert A. Caro
Knopf | Hardcover | May 2012
$35.00/41.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-40507-8 (0-679-40507-0)

WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD, THE LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE, THE MARK LYNTON HISTORY PRIZE, THE AMERICAN HISTORY BOOK PRIZE

NAMED BY THE NEW YORK TIMES ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Economist * Time * Newsweek *...

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The Path to Power
Written by Robert A. Caro
Knopf | Hardcover | November 1982
$49.95/65.95(Canada) | 978-0-394-49973-4 (0-394-49973-5)

This is the story of the rise to national power of a desperately poor young man from the Texas Hill Country. The Path to Power reveals in extraordinary detail the genesis of the almost superhuman drive, energy, and ambition that set LBJ apart. It follows him from the Hill Country to... Read more






The Path to Power
Written by Robert A. Caro
Vintage | Trade Paperback | February 1990
$22.00/26.95(Canada) | 978-0-679-72945-7 (0-679-72945-3)

This is the story of the rise to national power of a desperately poor young man from the Texas Hill Country. The Path to Power reveals in extraordinary detail the genesis of the almost superhuman drive, energy, and ambition that set LBJ apart. It follows him from the Hill Country to... Read more






The Power Broker
Written by Robert A. Caro
Knopf | Hardcover | July 1974
$65.00/75.00(Canada) | 978-0-394-48076-3 (0-394-48076-7)

For the sheer magnitude, depth and authority of its revelations, The Power Broker stands alone---a huge and galvanizing biography revealing not only the virtually unknown saga of one man's incredible accumulation of power, but the hidden story of the shaping (and mis-shaping) of New York through the past half-century.

Robert Caro's monumental... Read more






The Power Broker
Written by Robert A. Caro
Vintage | Trade Paperback | July 1975
$26.00/31.00(Canada) | 978-0-394-72024-1 (0-394-72024-5)

One of the most acclaimed books of our time, winner of both the Pulitzer and the Francis Parkman prizes, The Power Broker tells the hidden story behind the shaping (and mis-shaping) of twentieth-century New York (city and state) and makes public what few have known: that Robert Moses was, for almost... Read more





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