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Abraham Lincoln: A Life (Penguin Lives Biographies)by Thomas Keneally
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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.
Now available in paperback for the bicentennial of his birth, this concise biography offers an incisive study of a turning point in America's history and a revealing portrait of a pivotal figure.
About the Author
Thomas Keneally is the author of numerous works of nonfiction and fiction, including the Booker Prize-winning Schindler's Ark, the basis for the Academy Award-winning film Schindler's List.
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