9780143114758

Abraham Lincoln : A Life

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  • ISBN13:

    9780143114758

  • ISBN10:

    0143114751

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-12-30
  • Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics)
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Summary

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 Lincolnis an incisive study of a turning point in our history and a revealing portrait of a pivotal figure.

Author Biography

Thomas Keneally is the author of numerous works of nonfiction and fiction, including the Booker Prize-űwinning Schindler-'s Ark, the basis for the Academy Award-űwinning film Schindler-'s List.

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