Lincoln: An Illustrated Biography

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Gramercy Books, 1999 - Biography & Autobiography - 415 pages
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This illustrated biography of the 16th president of the United States was originally a companion volume to a historic television documentary. It includes recreated images of Lincoln and his contemporaries from photographs, daguerreotypes, prints and cartoons of the day.

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Review: Lincoln: An Illustrated Biography

User Review  - Eric - Goodreads

An adequate biography, I listened to it on a road trip in lieu of Doris Kearns Goodwin's "Team of Rivals," which was not available. A good basic story of our greatest President. Good and still very inspirational. Read full review

Review: Lincoln: An Illustrated Biography

User Review  - Paula - Goodreads

This was a well written and interesting book on Abraham Lincoln and his life. There was a lot in there that I didn't know. I learned a lot from this book and loved the illustrations. Read full review

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About the author (1999)

Philip B. Kunhardt, Jr. is a former managing editor of Life magazine and the author of numerous books. His son Philip B. Kunhardt III, an Episcopal minister, co-authored and produced Lincoln: An Illustrated Biography, among other projects. Son Peter W. Kunhardt is a three-time Emmy Award winning producer of documentaries.

The reader, Richard Neustadt, is the Douglas Dillon Professor of Government emeritus at Harvard University. He is the author of many books, among them: Presidential Power, Alliance Politics, and The Epidemic That Never Was. Neustadt is the sole on-camera commentator for the PBS series The American Presidents.

The voices of the presidents are read by Larry Kenney.

Philip B. Kunhardt III is a writer-producer with Kunhardt Productions. Peter W. Kunhardt is executive producer of Kunhardt Productions. Peter W. Kunhardt, Jr. is assistant director of development at the Meserve-Kunhardt Foundation. Along with their father, the late Philip B. Kunhardt, Jr., Philip and Peter are coauthors of "Lincoln: An Illustrated Biography," "Looking for Lincoln "will be the companion volume to a four-hour PBS special of the same name to be aired in the winter of 2009. The Kunhardts are based in Chappaqua, New York.

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