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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, 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 President Barack Obama awarded Caro the National Humanities Medal, stating at the time: “I think... Read More

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Master of the Senate
Written by Robert A. Caro
Knopf | Hardcover | April 2002
$60.00/79.00(Canada) | 978-0-394-52836-6 (0-394-52836-0)

Master of the Senate, Book Three of The Years of Lyndon Johnson, carries Johnson’s story through one of its most remarkable periods: his twelve years, from 1949 to 1960, in the United States Senate. At the heart of the book is its unprecedented revelation of how legislative power works in America... 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)

Master of the Senate, Book Three of The Years of Lyndon Johnson, carries Johnson’s story through one of its most remarkable periods: his twelve years, from 1949 to 1960, in the United States Senate. At the heart of the book is its unprecedented revelation of how legislative power works in America... 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)

In Means of Ascent, Book Two of The Years of Lyndon Johnson, Robert A. Caro brings alive Lyndon Johnson in his wilderness years.
 
Here, Johnson’s almost mythic personality—part genius, part behemoth, at once hotly emotional and icily calculating—is seen at its most nakedly ambitious. This multifaceted book carries the President-to-be... 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)

In Means of Ascent, Book Two of The Years of Lyndon Johnson, Robert A. Caro brings alive Lyndon Johnson in his wilderness years.
 
Here, Johnson’s almost mythic personality—part genius, part behemoth, at once hotly emotional and icily calculating—is seen at its most nakedly ambitious. This multifaceted book carries the President-to-be... 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 AMERICAN HISTORY BOOK PRIZE

Book Four of Robert A. Caro’s monumental The Years of Lyndon Johnson displays all the narrative energy and illuminating insight that led the Times of London to acclaim it as “one of...

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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

Book Four of Robert A. Caro’s monumental The Years of Lyndon Johnson displays all the narrative energy and illuminating insight that led the Times of London to acclaim it as “one of...

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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)

The Years of Lyndon Johnson is the political biography of our time. No 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 period of history could still be... 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)

The Years of Lyndon Johnson is the political biography of our time. No 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 period of history could still be... 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)

Everywhere acknowledged as a modern American classic, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, and chosen by the Modern Library as one of the hundred greatest books of the twentieth century, The Power Broker is a huge and galvanizing biography revealing not only the saga of one man's incredible accumulation of power, but the... 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)

Everywhere acknowledged as a modern American classic, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, and chosen by the Modern Library as one of the hundred greatest books of the twentieth century, The Power Broker is a huge and galvanizing biography revealing not only the saga of one man's incredible accumulation of power, but the... Read more






Working
Written by Robert A. Caro
Vintage | Trade Paperback | January 7, 2020
$16.00/22.00(Canada) | 978-0-593-08191-4 (0-593-08191-9)

From the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Power Broker and The Years of Lyndon Johnson: an unprecedented gathering of vivid, candid, deeply revealing recollections about his experiences researching and writing his acclaimed books.

Now in paperback, Robert Caro gives us a glimpse into his own life and work in these evocatively... Read more






Working
Written by Robert A. Caro
Knopf | Hardcover | April 2019
$25.00/34.00(Canada) | 978-0-525-65634-0 (0-525-65634-0)

From the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Power Broker and The Years of Lyndon Johnson: an unprecedented gathering of vivid, candid, deeply revealing recollections about his experiences researching and writing his acclaimed books

For the first time in book form, Robert Caro gives us a glimpse into his own life and... Read more





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