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A. Lincoln : a biography / Ronald C. White, Jr.

By: White, Ronald C. (Ronald Cedric), 1939-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Random House, [2010], ©2009Edition: Random House trade pbk. ed.Description: xv, 796 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeOther title: Abraham Lincoln.Subject(s): Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 | Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 | Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 | Lincoln, Abraham | Presidents -- United States -- Biography | United States -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865 | Politics and government | Presidents | United States | Presidents -- United States -- Biography | United States -- Politics and government | 1861-1865Genre/Form: Biography.DDC classification: 973.7092
Contents:
A. Lincoln and the promise of America -- Undistinguished families : 1809-16 -- Persistent in learning : 1816-30 -- Rendering myself worthy of their esteem : 1831-34 -- The whole people of Sangamon : 1834-37 -- Without contemplating consequences : 1837-42 -- A matter of profound wonder : 1831-42 -- The truth is, I would like to go very much : 1843-46 -- My best impression of the truth : 1847-49 -- As a peacemaker the lawyer has a superior opportunity : 1849-52 -- Let no one be deceived : 1852-56 -- A house divided : 1856-58 -- The eternal struggle between these two principles : 1858 -- The taste is in my mouth, a little : 1858-60 -- Justice and fairness to all : May 1860-November 1860 -- An humble instrument in the hands of the Almighty : November 1860-February 1861 -- We must not be enemies : February 1861-April 1861 -- A people's contest : April 1861-July 1861 -- The bottom is out of the tub : July 1861-January 1862 -- We are coming, Father Abraham : January 1862-July 1862 -- We must think anew : July 1862-December 1862 -- What will the country say? : January 1863-May 1863 -- You say you will not fight to free Negroes : May 1863-September 1863 -- A new birth of freedom : September 1863-March 1864 -- The will of God prevails : March 1864-November 1864 -- With malice toward none, with charity for all : December 1864-April 1865.
Summary: Lincoln scholar Ronald C. White, Jr., describes Lincoln as a man of integrity whose moral compass holds the key to understanding his life.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 745-764) and index.

A. Lincoln and the promise of America -- Undistinguished families : 1809-16 -- Persistent in learning : 1816-30 -- Rendering myself worthy of their esteem : 1831-34 -- The whole people of Sangamon : 1834-37 -- Without contemplating consequences : 1837-42 -- A matter of profound wonder : 1831-42 -- The truth is, I would like to go very much : 1843-46 -- My best impression of the truth : 1847-49 -- As a peacemaker the lawyer has a superior opportunity : 1849-52 -- Let no one be deceived : 1852-56 -- A house divided : 1856-58 -- The eternal struggle between these two principles : 1858 -- The taste is in my mouth, a little : 1858-60 -- Justice and fairness to all : May 1860-November 1860 -- An humble instrument in the hands of the Almighty : November 1860-February 1861 -- We must not be enemies : February 1861-April 1861 -- A people's contest : April 1861-July 1861 -- The bottom is out of the tub : July 1861-January 1862 -- We are coming, Father Abraham : January 1862-July 1862 -- We must think anew : July 1862-December 1862 -- What will the country say? : January 1863-May 1863 -- You say you will not fight to free Negroes : May 1863-September 1863 -- A new birth of freedom : September 1863-March 1864 -- The will of God prevails : March 1864-November 1864 -- With malice toward none, with charity for all : December 1864-April 1865.

Lincoln scholar Ronald C. White, Jr., describes Lincoln as a man of integrity whose moral compass holds the key to understanding his life.

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