A Self-made Man

A Self-made Man

The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln, 1809-1849

Book - 2016
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"The first of a multi-volume history of Lincoln as a political genius--from his obscure beginnings to his presidency, assassination, and the overthrow of his post-Civil War dreams of Reconstruction. This first volume traces Lincoln from his painful youth, describing himself as 'a slave, ' to his emergence as the man we recognize as Abraham Lincoln. Blumenthal's robust portrayal is based on prodigious research of Lincoln's record and of the period and its main players. It reflects both Lincoln's time and the struggle that consumes our own political debate"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©2016
Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition
ISBN: 9781476777252
147677725X
9781476777276
Branch Call Number: 921 Linco
Characteristics: xv, 556 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm

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