Lincoln for Beginners

Lincoln for Beginners

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There is no greater symbol of the American presidency than Abraham Lincoln.
Lincoln himself, his personality, the sources of his dedication and his idealism, remain very much a mystery. The sudden rise to world stature of a hard-traveling lawyer from the frontier, with no prominent family or social connections to back him, was a wonder of the age. Well over a thousand books about Lincoln have been written and still the enigma remains, perhaps because it is the enigma of a young country finding its footing and its destiny. Yet, no part is deeper, more perplexing, than Lincoln?s own beliefs about God and destiny. Featuring a foreword by Pulitzer prize-winning author Eric Foner, Lincoln For Beginners sets to demystify the man behind the legend.
Publisher: Danbury :, For Beginners,, 2015
ISBN: 9781934389850
1934389854
Branch Call Number: 973.7092 Buhle 2015
Characteristics: 168 p. : illustrations ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Rudahl, Sharon - Illustrator

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