With malice toward none: the life of Abraham Lincoln

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Harper & Row, 1977 - 492 páginas
A masterful biography of Lincoln that follows his bitter struggle with poverty, his self-made success in business and law, his early disappointing political career, and his leadership as President during one of America's most tumultuous periods.

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Well organized biography of Lincoln. Easy reading. Highly recommend this book. Leer comentario completo

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Deserves all of the accolades it has received. Very well done, very readable biography. Highly recommended. Leer comentario completo

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Rivers of Time
41
The New Reckoning
335
Reference Notes
437
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Stephen B. Oates is the author of sixteen books, including "The Approaching Fury; With Malice Toward None: A Life of Abraham Lincoln " and " Let the Trumpet Sound: A Life of Martin Luther King, Jr., " the latter two books winning, respectively, the Christopher Award and the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Book Award. They have been translated into several languages.

Oates was a consultant and "talking head" in Ken Burns's "Civil War " series on PBS, and is a recipient of the Nevins-Freeman Award of the Chicago Civil War Round Table for lifetime achievement in the field of Civil War studies. A teacher at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, he is now writing the concluding book of the Voices of Storm trilogy, about the years of Reconstruction, 1865-1877.

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