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ISBN: 0743550072 / ISBN-13: 9780743550079



Unlike many biographies of Abraham Lincoln, which have concentrated on particular aspects of his life, his politics, his writings, his personal life ... Show synopsis

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  • Lincoln (Simon & Schuster Audio) – Audiobook CD (2005)
    by David Herbert Donald, James Naughton (Read by)


    Audiobook CD, Simon & Schuster Audio

    ISBN: 0743550072
    ISBN-13: 9780743550079

    In the bestselling tradition of Truman, two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer David Herbert Donald offers a new classic in American history and biography -- a masterly account of how one man's extraordinary political acumen steered the Union to victory in the Civil War, and of how his soaring rhetoric gave meaning to that agonizing struggle for nationhood and equality. Donald spent 50 years studying Lincoln tracing his rise from humble origins to the pinnacle of the presidency. He reveals the development of the future ... Show more

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Reviews of Lincoln

Overall customer rating: 4.667
Kerby L

a great

by Kerby L on Jul 21, 2011

Donald writes so well that the 600 pages flies by, Shows Lincoln as sympathetic, noble, flawed, politically astute - a beautifully complex portrait.. More


Looking At Lincoln From All Angles

by WILMOM on Jan 22, 2009

This is a well-researched, well-written book; and the only one I can find at this time that documents Lincoln's concern that the slaves have a way of returning to Africa, if they so desired to go. This piece of history is usually left out of Lincoln's biographies. I recommend this book to anyone who ... More

Ron Townsend

White snakeroot

by Ron Townsend on Sep 10, 2008

In the first edition of this book Donald wrote that Lincoln's mother died of a milk born disease called brucellosis. Actually the disease was milk sickness caused by drinking milk contaminated from cows eating the white snakeroot plant. The actual compound was determined to be tremetol named after the ... More

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The similarities in the support and opposition in Lincolns presidential years and that for Obama are a bit scary. Neither wanted to change the course of history, vis Emancipation and Health Care, but somehow it happened as personal belief and external politics became major factors in their their ... More

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