Abraham Lincoln: Great American Historians on Our Sixteenth President

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PublicAffairs, 2010 - Biography & Autobiography - 416 pages
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In this beautifully designed volume, AmericaOCOs top Lincoln historians offer a diverse array of perspectives on the life and legacy of AmericaOCOs sixteenth president. Spanning LincolnOCOs life?from his early career as a Springfield lawyer, to his presidential reign during one of AmericaOCOs most troubled historical periods, to his assassination in 1865?these essays, developed from original C-SPAN interviews, provide a compelling, composite portrait of Lincoln, one that offers up new stories and fresh insights on a defining leader. Extras include a timeline of LincolnOCOs life, brief biographies of the 56 contributors, and LincolnOCOs most famous speeches."

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This is a great "Lincoln" book, one of the best. I really enjoyed the format including several criticisms of Pres. Lincoln's policies, and leadership. My favorite Lincoln book remains "Lincoln At ... Read full review

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Brian Lamb, the founding CEO of C-SPAN, has been the host of "Booknotes" since its inception in 1989. He has read each of the 765 books that "Booknotes" has featured. Lamb lives in Arlington, Virginia.

I live, read, write stories in rhyme, and walk my dog in Small Town, New Zealand. Amazon Author page http: //tiny.cc/bmymbw

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