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Lincoln Jan Morris

Lincoln By Jan Morris

Lincoln by Jan Morris


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Summary

First time in paperback: A marvelously compressed and persuasive portrayal of this most iconic of American presidents. -New York Times Book Review

Lincoln Summary

Lincoln: A Foreigner's Quest by Jan Morris

With a fresh eye and inimitable style, the peerless travel and history writer Jan Morris journeys through the life of Abraham Lincoln to sketch an insightful new portrait of America's sixteenth president, one of our greatest and most enigmatic figures. Looking past his saintly image and log-cabin legend, Morris travels from Lincoln's birthplace to the White House to the infamous Ford theatre and conjures him in public and in private, as politician and as father, as commander-in-chief and as husband. With her skepticism and humour and marvellous sense of place, Morris seamlessly blends narrative, history, and biography to reveal the man behind the myth.

About Jan Morris

Jan Morris has written more than thirty books of travel, history, and autobiography, including Manhattan 1945 and The World of Venice. Her novel Last Letters from Hav was a finalist for the Booker Prize. She lives in Wales.

Additional information

GOR007838219
9780306810329
0306810328
Lincoln: A Foreigner's Quest by Jan Morris
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Hachette Books
20010322
208
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