Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years and the War Years

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Harcourt Trade Publishers, Nov 1, 2002 - Biography & Autobiography - 800 pages
62 Reviews
"By the time this single-volume edition was completed, [Sandberg] had spent a lifetime studying, researching, and writing about our sixteenth president. His extraordinary portrait brings fully to life the country lawyer who would become one of the most influential and beloved presidents of the American republic."-Cover.

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Fascinating, extremely well researched and written. - Goodreads
This is the best Lincoln writing. - Goodreads
Carl Sandburg is a beautiful writer. - Goodreads
I even loved Sandberg's writing more. - Goodreads
Wonderful writing with plenty of detail. - Goodreads

Review: Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years and the War Years

User Review  - Roy Gedeborg - Goodreads

A classic biography that I really liked. I think that Lincoln has been the subject of more biographies than any other historical figure. I've read few, but this one was one of my favorites because it ... Read full review

Review: Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years and the War Years

User Review  - Curtiss - Goodreads

A superb one-volume version of Sandburg's six-volume biography of our most cherished and beloved president; from "The Prairie Years" of Lincoln's youth in Kentucky and Illinois, training himself in ... Read full review

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About the author (2002)

The author of more than forty books, Sandburg twice won the Pulitzer Prize: for history, with his four-volume ABRAHAM LINCOLN: THE WAR YEARS and for poetry, with COMPLETE POEMS. Among the many literary awards he received were the American Academy of Arts and Letters Gold Medal, the Poetry Society of America's gold medal, and the Boston Arts Festival Award.

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