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The essential Abraham Lincoln : biography, speeches, letters / written and compiled by Garrick Hagon and Peter Whitfield.

Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 (Author). Hunt, John Gabriel, 1952- (Added Author). Marinker, Peter (Narrator). Hagon, Garrick (Narrator).
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  • ISBN: 9789629548353 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 9629548356 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (3hr., 55 min.)) : digital
  • Edition: Abridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Naxos : 2009.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Peter Marinker and Garrick Hagon.
Summary, etc.:
Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) was one of the most influential presidents of the USA, uniting the country and abolishing slavery after a terrible civil war. His life and works are presented here in an easy introductory form. Through a balance of biography and the key speeches and letters, the man is brought to life, demonstrating his keen intelligence and determination, which was maintained all the way to his tragic death at the hand of an assassin.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: United States > Politics and government > 1845-1861.
United States > Politics and government > 1861-1865.

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