Picks and Pans Review: The Years of Lyndon Johnson: the Path to Power

updated 12/27/1982 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 12/27/1982 AT 01:00 AM EST

by Robert A. Caro

He goes only up to 1948 in this 848-page volume—LBJ hadn't even reached the Senate—but Caro's genius for research and organizing makes it an absorbing tale of ambition.

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