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Kindred spirits despite their profound differences in position, Abraham Lincoln and Walt Whitman shared a vision of the democratic character. They had read or listened to each others words at crucial turning points in their lives, and both were utterly transformed by the tragedy of the Civil War. In this radiant book, poet and biographer Daniel Mark Epstein tracks the parallel lives of these two titans from the day that Lincoln first read Leaves of Grass to the elegy Whitman composed after Lincolns assassination in 1865.

Drawing on a rich trove of personal and newspaper accounts and diary records, Epstein shows how the influence and reverence flowed between these two men-and brings to life the many friends and contacts they shared. Epstein has written a masterful portrait of two great American figures and the era they shaped through words and deeds.

About the Author

Daniel Mark Epstein is the author of highly acclaimed biographies of Aimee Semple McPherson, Nat King Cole, and Edna St. Vincent Millay, as well as seven volumes of poetry. His verse has appeared in The Atlantic, The New Yorker, and The Paris Review, among other national publications. Epstein lives in Baltimore.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780345458001
Author:
Epstein, Daniel Mark
Publisher:
Random House Trade
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
United States - Civil War
Subject:
United States - 19th Century
Subject:
Presidents & Heads of State
Subject:
Poets, American
Subject:
Whitman, Walt
Subject:
United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Subject:
Biography-Presidents and Heads of State
Subject:
Presidents
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20050131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
ILLUSTRATIONS, MAPS THROUGHOUT
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
8 x 5.1 x 0.85 in 0.65 lb

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