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Released domestically in November 2012, received 12 Academy Award® nominations, and earned Daniel Day-Lewis the Academy Award® for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role and a Golden Globe® for Best Actor for his portrayal of Lincoln.Like with Lyndon Johnson, the Kennedys, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln, Doris Kearns Goodwin meticulously and with great perception and compassion captures an epic moment in history, when in 1912, Roosevelt and Taft engage in a brutal fight for the presidency - a fight that destroys both their political futures, while seriously weakening the progressive wing of the Republican Party, and dividing their wives, their children, and their closest friends.Amazon (print) Amazon (audiobook - CD) Barnes & Noble (print) Barnes & Noble (audiobook - CD) Hudson Booksellers (print) Indiebound i Bookstore (ebook) i Tunes (audiobook) Audible (audiobook) Acclaimed historian Doris Kearns Goodwin illuminates Lincoln's political genius in this deeply original work, as the one-term congressman and prairie lawyer rises from obscurity to prevail over three gifted rivals of national reputation to become president. Now, Tebow's book is a best-seller on The New York Times, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal and Publisher's Weekly best-sellers lists. The Publisher's Weekly best-sellers list revealed that Tebow's book was the sixth most sold on the religion nonfiction list."As a football analyst for ESPN's SEC Nation and having just signed with the New York Mets this fall, Tebow's high profile certainly helped the book out of the gate.The New York Times revealed that Tebow's book was the best-selling sports book last month. Further, Water Brook's marketing plan included hiring a launch team which used social media to share videos of Tebow, teasers of book chapters, and reviews," Publisher's Weekly surmised."Sales were also driven by an aggressive pre-order campaign and promotions through Water Brook/Multnomah and Penguin Random House-owned media, email lists, and social media.