1 edition of A. Lincoln found in the catalog.
John David Smith
|Other titles||Commander in Chief|
|Contributions||Lincoln National Life Insurance Company|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||1 folded sheet ( p.) :|
Mary is a fictionalized memoir written from the perspective of Mary Todd Lincoln while she was committed at the Bellevue Place Sanitarium by her son, Robert Todd. While Mary is in the asylum she looks back on her life and tells her story from her past days of meeting Abraham Lincoln and raising a family, Lincoln's presidency, and his subsequent assassination, 4/5. Buy a cheap copy of A. Lincoln: A Biography book by Ronald C. White Jr.. “If you read one book about Lincoln, make it A. Lincoln.”—USA TodayNAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BYThe Washington Post • The Philadelphia Inquirer • The Free shipping over $/5(5).
Abraham Lincoln, a self-taught lawyer, legislator and vocal opponent of slavery, was elected 16th president of the United States in November , shortly before the outbreak of the Civil War. He. Lincoln on the Verge tells the story of a leader discovering his own strength, improvising brilliantly, and seeing his country up close during these pivotal thirteen days. From the moment the Presidential Special left the station, a new Lincoln was on display, speaking constantly, from a moving train, to save the ed on: Ap
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. A masterful work by Pulitzer Prize–winning author David Herbert Donald, Lincoln is a stunning portrait of Abraham Lincoln’s life and presidency. Donald brilliantly depicts Lincoln’s gradual ascent from humble beginnings in rural Kentucky to the ever-expanding political circles in Illinois, and finally to the presidency of a country divided by civil war/5(56).
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The book consists of a chronologic account of Lincoln’s life. But it is more than simply a listing of events. The events themselves are like the chords, which accompany the melody of his deepest thoughts.
White allows Lincoln to speak to /5(). Lincoln: A Biography is Ronald White, Jr.s biography of Abraham Lincoln. White is the author of seven other books including two previous books on Lincoln. He is a graduate of UCLA and Princeton Theological Seminary and is a Visiting Professor of History at UCLA/5.
Ronald C. White, Jr., is the author of two bestselling books on Abraham Lincoln: The Eloquent President and Lincoln’s Greatest Speech, a New York Times Notable Book. White earned A. Lincoln book Ph.D. at Princeton and has lectured on Lincoln at hundreds of universities and organizations, and at Gettysburg and the White House/5(75).
Ronald C. White, Jr., is the author of two bestselling books on Abraham Lincoln: The Eloquent President and Lincoln’s Greatest Speech, a New York Times Notable Book. White earned his Ph.D. at Princeton and has lectured on Lincoln at hundreds of universities and organizations, and at Gettysburg and the White by: Abraham Lincoln is the most written-about person in American history, and the third most in world history—ranking below only Jesus and Napoleon.
The deluge of books about the Great Emancipator has only increased with the bicentennial of his birth this year. An awkward young boy learns that Abraham Lincoln went from being the butt of childhood teasing to being a man with a big heart and a great ability to lead.
A. Lincoln book Lessons and Ideas. This book investigates Lincoln’s frequent encounters with bereavement and sets his response to death and mourning within the social, cultural, and political context of his times.
Lincoln formed a unique approach to death: both intellectual and. "Ted Widmer's Lincoln On the Verge is an impressively vivid and intimate portrait of Abraham Lincoln on his historic train journey from Illinois to Washington D.C. (where he was sworn-in as America's 16th president)/5(18).
Ronald C. White, Jr., is the author of two bestselling books on Abraham Lincoln: The Eloquent President and Lincoln’s Greatest Speech, a New York Times Notable Book.
White earned his Ph.D. at 4/5(15). Lincoln by David Herbert Donald, published inis 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.
Contrary to the common view that Lincoln was a dark-horse for the presidential nomination after a single, undistinguished term in the House of Representatives, White stresses that Lincoln. For his edification Lincoln relied upon a book by his chief of staff General Henry Halleck entitled Elements of Military Art and Science; Halleck was a disciple of the European strategist Antoine-Henri Jomini.
Lincoln began to appreciate the critical need to control strategic points, such as the Mississippi : FebruSinking Spring. Looking for books by Abraham Lincoln. See all books authored by Abraham Lincoln, including Speeches and Writings –, and Speeches and Writings –, and more on Part of this book is an exploration of the reviews of Lincoln’s speech.
Half the country viewed it as: “What’s he talking about God for. That’s not the place of a president.”. Abraham Lincoln Book Shop, Inc () W.
Superior St. Suite Chicago, IL This location is ADA compliant. Fred Antil, historian, author, and Lincoln impersonator has just released his new book, A Lincoln Treasure Trove and it certainly is that.
It is not a book of any particular time or event in Lincoln s life. It is a collection of events, happenings and sayings in the life of Lincoln. Antil has been a Lincoln scholar for over 25 years.5/5(8). Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president of the United States.
He preserved the Union during the U.S. Civil War and brought about the emancipation of : A House Divided began at Abraham Lincoln Book Shop, Inc. in when Daniel Weinberg created Virtual Book Signing.
Spanning over a decade and well over titles, the program features live-streamed interviews with leading authors in the subjects of Lincoln, U.S. Civil War, Presidential and Military History. Abraham Lincoln, 16th U.S.
president (–65), who preserved the Union during the American Civil War and brought about the emancipation of the slaves. Among American heroes, Lincoln continues to have a unique appeal for his fellow countrymen and also for people of other lands. Learn more about Abraham Lincoln here.
There are biographies, history books, picture books, children’s books and fictional novels based on his life.
In recent years, Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin has received a great deal of attention. Inthe then-Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama declared, if elected, he would.
Using secondary resources for facts, Newman tells the (fictional) story of Mary Todd Lincoln from her point of view, using an imagined diary kept by the widow of Abraham Lincoln, written while she was in an Illinois mental institution, committed there by the courts through the influence of her only remaining child, Robert/5().Create a mini-book about Abraham Lincoln.
This is a great activity for studying U.S. presidents or celebrating Presidents' Day. Lincoln has always been my favorite president, so I figured it was about time I read a definitive biography about him. This is a good book, but sometimes it was hard to get through the dense details.
I like how it shows Lincoln as a human, with strengths and weaknesses and a great deal of misfortune/5().