Abraham Lincoln: A Life, Keneally, Thomas

Abraham Lincoln: A Life

Authors: Keneally, Thomas
Series: Penguin Lives
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: POL040010, BIO011000, HIS036050
ISBN: 9781440650024, Related ISBNs: 0143114751, 0670031755, 1440650020, 9780143114758, 9780670031757
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 192
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: The ideal concise biography of an American icon- now available in paperback for the bicentennial of his birth

The self -mad e man from a log cabin, the great orator, the Emancipator, the Savior of the Union, the martyr-Lincoln's story is at the very heart of American history. But who was he, really? In this outstanding biography, award-winning author Thomas Keneally follows Lincoln from his impoverished birth through his education and presidency. From the development of his political philosophy to his troubled family life and his actions during the Civil War, Abraham Lincoln is an incisive study of a turning point in our history and a revealing portrait of a pivotal figure.

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