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The Resource Master of the senate, Robert A. Caro

Master of the senate, Robert A. Caro

Label
Master of the senate
Title
Master of the senate
Statement of responsibility
Robert A. Caro
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The third volume in the author's monumental biography of Lyndon Johnson, following The Path to Power and Means of Ascent, describes the future president's career in the U.S. Senate, from breaking the southern control of Capitol Hill to passing the first civil rights legislation since Reconstruction
Member of
Summary
Describes Lyndon Johnson's career in the U.S. Senate, from breaking the southern control of Capitol Hill to passing the first civil rights legislation since Reconstruction
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2003.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2002.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2002.
  • Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Biography, 2002.
  • National Book Award for Nonfiction, 2002.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2002
  • Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography, 2003.
Awards note
Pulitzer Prize, Biography, 2003.
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
162642
Cataloging source
OZA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Caro, Robert A
Dewey number
  • 973.923092
  • 328.73092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E847
LC item number
.C34 1983 vol.3
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
The years of Lyndon Johnson
Series volume
[3]
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Johnson, Lyndon B.
  • Johnson, Lyndon B.
  • Johnson, Lyndon B.
  • Presidents
  • Présidents
  • Political science
  • Presidents
  • United States
  • United States
  • États-Unis
  • États-Unis
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
Master of the senate, Robert A. Caro
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 1051-1141) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: The Presence of Fire -- The Dam -- The Desks of the Senate -- "Great Things Are Underway!" -- Seniority and the South -- Learning -- A Hard Path -- The Path Ahead -- "The Right Size" -- A Russell of the Russells of Georgia -- "We of the South" -- Thirtieth Place -- Lyndon Johnson and the Liberal -- The Hearing -- The Debate -- "No Time for a Siesta" -- Out of the Crowd -- Looking for it -- No Choice -- The General and the Senator -- The "Nothing Job" -- The Johnson Ranch -- The Orator of the Dawn -- Gettysburg -- The Whole Stack -- Using it -- Masterstrokes -- Tail-Gunner Joe -- The "Johnson Rule" -- The Leader -- "Zip, Zip" -- "Go Ahead with the Blue" -- Memories -- The Program with a Heart -- The Great Cause -- The Rising Tide -- The Compassion of Lyndon Johnson -- "Proud to Be of Assistance" -- Footsteps -- Finesses -- Convention -- Choices -- The "Working Up" -- Hells Canyon -- "You Do It" -- Yeas and Nays -- Omens -- After the Battle -- Three More Years -- The Last Caucus
Control code
1078596
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First Vintage Books edition.
Extent
xxiv, 1167 pages
Isbn
9780394720951
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2002282796
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780394720951
  • (OCoLC)52466258
Label
Master of the senate, Robert A. Caro
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 1051-1141) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: The Presence of Fire -- The Dam -- The Desks of the Senate -- "Great Things Are Underway!" -- Seniority and the South -- Learning -- A Hard Path -- The Path Ahead -- "The Right Size" -- A Russell of the Russells of Georgia -- "We of the South" -- Thirtieth Place -- Lyndon Johnson and the Liberal -- The Hearing -- The Debate -- "No Time for a Siesta" -- Out of the Crowd -- Looking for it -- No Choice -- The General and the Senator -- The "Nothing Job" -- The Johnson Ranch -- The Orator of the Dawn -- Gettysburg -- The Whole Stack -- Using it -- Masterstrokes -- Tail-Gunner Joe -- The "Johnson Rule" -- The Leader -- "Zip, Zip" -- "Go Ahead with the Blue" -- Memories -- The Program with a Heart -- The Great Cause -- The Rising Tide -- The Compassion of Lyndon Johnson -- "Proud to Be of Assistance" -- Footsteps -- Finesses -- Convention -- Choices -- The "Working Up" -- Hells Canyon -- "You Do It" -- Yeas and Nays -- Omens -- After the Battle -- Three More Years -- The Last Caucus
Control code
1078596
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First Vintage Books edition.
Extent
xxiv, 1167 pages
Isbn
9780394720951
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2002282796
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780394720951
  • (OCoLC)52466258

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