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Abraham Lincoln: A Life is the antithesis of a thin slice from the Lincoln pie. In the sweeping style of Doris Kearns Goodwin's Team of Rivals, Burlingame has produced the finest Lincoln biography in more than 60 years and one of the two or three best Lincoln books on any subject in a by: Lists of the “essential” Lincoln books have been published, and one renowned Lincoln scholar has even suggested that a book be written on the worst, so readers will know which to avoid. In and into the first months of , many notable books on our 16th president have appeared, but some exceptional ones stand above the rest. More books have been written about Abraham Lincoln than any other presidentor perhaps any human being in history--but none approach the human being and the cataclysmic period that shaped his life and forever changed America than those written by his closest confidants, John Hay (his secretary) and John Nicolay (assistant secretary)/5(9). Books by Abraham Lincoln. The Wit and Wisdom of Abraham Lincoln: An A-Z Compendium of Quotes from the Most Eloquent of American Presidents. Leadership Lessons of Abraham Lincoln: Apply the Principles of the Sixteenth President to Your Own Work and Life.
Abraham Lincoln (lĬng´kən), –65, 16th President of the United States (–65). Early Life Born on Feb. 12, , in a log cabin in backwoods Hardin co., Ky. (now Larue co.), he grew up on newly broken pioneer farms of the frontier. "Abraham Lincoln" is an award-winning (Caldecott Metal) biography picture book intended for primary and intermediate readers. It tells the life story of this important American hero from his birth in the wilderness in Kentucky through the reunion of the states following the civil war/5. He borrowed books from all his neighbors, until he could truthfully tell a friend that he had “read through every book he had ever heard of in that country, for a circuit of 50 miles.” Lincoln would transcribe favorite quotes and passages from the works he read into a copybook, but he also committed reams of material to memory. Exploring Abraham Lincoln's 'Melancholy' A new book on Abraham Lincoln explores how the young Illinois lawyer went on to become .
Abraham Lincoln was a member of the Whig Party and later a Republican. He believed that the government’s job was to do what a community of people could not do for themselves. One of his greatest preoccupations as a political thinker was the issue of self-governance and the promise and problems that could arise from it. This book is about Abraham Lincoln and how he grew up, his accomplishments,and his assassination. Lincoln was born Febru Lincoln grew up i. Lincoln, Abraham, , Theater audiences, Theater, Actors Collection lincolncollection; americana Digitizing sponsor Friends of The Lincoln Collection of Indiana, Inc. Contributor Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection Language English Volume Lincoln and Recreation - . Lincoln by David Herbert Donald, published in , is also widely acknowledged as one of the better biographies of the man. Manhunt by James L. Swanson is a very readable book about the murder of the president, the motives of his killer John Wilkes Booth .