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Abraham lincoln: a life 1858-1860 [electronic resource] : The 'Rail Splitter' Fights For and Wins the Republican Nomination . Michael Burlingame.

Burlingame, Michael. (Author). Pratt, Sean. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781469025735 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (4 audio files) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: Rego Park : Gildan Media Corp, 2009.

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General Note: Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: Sean Pratt.
Summary, etc.: Publishers Weekly describes this book as "the most meticulously researched Lincoln biography ever written. Burlingame's Lincoln comes alive as the author unfolds vast amounts of new research while breathing new life into familiar stories. It is the essential title for the bicentennial." Publishers Weekly also notes, "The book need not be heard in one sitting. Each part stands alone." Now Gildan Media brings to you, chapter by chapter, what Doris Kearns Goodwin calls a "…profound and masterful portrait." The 'Rail Splitter' Fights For and Wins the Republican Nomination (1859-1860)"That Presidential Grub Gnaws Deep" – Pursuing the Republican Nomination (1859-1860)Lincoln's speeches were being published and widely circulated, as he began to practice law again as a means of income. When John Brown's raid on Harpers Ferry occurred, Democrats cited this as an example of slave-agitation caused by the Republicans. Lincoln also began to address the southern threat of...
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 127497 KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Biography & Autobiography.
Genre: Electronic books.

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