Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln

A Life

Format
Paperback
Price
$14.00
 
Additional Formats
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780143114758
  • 192 Pages
  • Penguin Books
  • Adult

Overview

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.
Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln

Thomas Keneally

Praise

“Keneally’s excellent brief biography benefits from the compression and from the dramatic value of crisp wording and sharpness of detail.”
-The New York Times Book Review

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