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Founders' son : a life of Abraham Lincoln/ Richard Brookhiser.

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Shelby County Public Library - Shelby County 973.7092 BRO (Text) 78731000498976 New Material Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780465040018
  • ISBN: 0465040012
  • Physical Description: xi, 347 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Basic Books, 2016.

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Formatted Contents Note: Introduction: Two Old Men, One Young Man PART ONE 1. 1809--1830: Youth 2. George Washington and Liberty 3. 1830--1840: Manhood 4. Thomas Paine, Laughter, and Reason 5. 1840--1852: Maturity 6. Henry Clay and the Fourth of July PART TWO 7. 1854: The Repeal of the Missouri Compromise 8. 1855--1858: Running for Senate 9. 1859--1860: Running for President 10. Thomas Jefferson and the Declaration of Independence. The Towering Genius (I) 11. The Election of 1860. The Towering Genius (II) PART THREE 12. 1861--1863: War, Emancipation 13. Preamble to the Constitution 14. 1864--1865: War, Death 15. God the Father 16. 1865: Victory. The Towering Genius (III) Epilogue: One Old Man.
Summary, etc.: Argues that the 16th president of the United States was inspired by the Founding Fathers of the nation and struggled to carry on their work throughout his career
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 327-331) and index.
Subject: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Presidents -- United States -- Biography.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865.

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