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Lincoln Jan Morris

Lincoln By Jan Morris

Lincoln by Jan Morris

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Written from a foreigner's point of view, and bioraphical in form, this text is littered with descriptive passages, personal reactions and asides about Abraham Lincoln. Jan Morris follows Lincoln from his birthplace in Kentucky to his death-room in Washington D.C.

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Lincoln: A Foreigner's Quest by Jan Morris

When Jan Morris first visited the United States, she was overwhelmed (and irritated) by the national obsession with Abraham Lincoln: the homespun myth of the awkward six-foot-four country boy who rose to unite the nation seemed too good to be true. So she resolved to make up her own mind, visiting the landmarks of his life to do so: his log-cabin birthplace in Kentucky, via Gettysburg and all the way to the Washington theatre where he was assassinated. This work, blending fact, narrative and imagination, is the result.

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Lincoln: A Foreigner's Quest by Jan Morris
Used - Like New
Penguin Books Ltd
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins

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