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A self-made man : the political life of Abraham Lincoln, 1809-1849 / Sidney Blumenthal.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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Summary:

"The first of a multi-volume history of Lincoln as a political genius--from his obscure beginnings to his presidency, assassination, and the overthrow of his post-Civil War dreams of Reconstruction. This first volume traces Lincoln from his painful youth, describing himself as 'a slave, ' to his emergence as the man we recognize as Abraham Lincoln"-- Provided by publisher.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library 921 LINCOLN 2016 (Text) 33892100378968 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 05/17/2016 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781476777252
  • ISBN: 147677725X
  • Physical Description: xv, 556 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2016.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [463]-523) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Timeline -- Cast of characters -- The slave -- The reader -- The age of reason -- The slasher -- Paradise lost -- Old man eloquent -- The Springfield Lyceum -- The rivals -- The romance -- The prophet -- The duelist -- Coup d'├ętat -- Infidels -- Great expectations -- Ranchero Spotty -- The hayseed -- The firm -- The spoils -- A hundred keys.
Summary, etc.:
"The first of a multi-volume history of Lincoln as a political genius--from his obscure beginnings to his presidency, assassination, and the overthrow of his post-Civil War dreams of Reconstruction. This first volume traces Lincoln from his painful youth, describing himself as 'a slave, ' to his emergence as the man we recognize as Abraham Lincoln"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 > Political career before 1861.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 > Political and social views.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 > Childhood and youth.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 > Marriage.
Politicians > Illinois > Biography.
Lawyers > Illinois > Springfield > Biography.
Illinois > Politics and government > To 1865.
United States > Politics and government > 1815-1861.
Presidents > United States > Biography.
Genre: Biographies.

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