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Dec 30, 2008
| ISBN 9780143114758
Dec 30, 2002
| ISBN 9781440650024
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Dec 30, 2008 | ISBN 9780143114758
Dec 30, 2002 | ISBN 9781440650024
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.
Thomas Keneally has won international acclaim for his novels Schindler’s List (the basis for the movie and the winner of the Booker Prize), The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith, Confederates, Gossip from the Forest, The Playmaker, Woman of the Inner Sea, A River Town, Office of Innocence, and The Tyrant’s Novel…. More about Thomas Keneally
“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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