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Abraham Lincoln

The Man Behind the Myths

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“There is no better introduction to current thinking about Lincoln and his place in history.” —Newsday

“Here, in these pages, Lincoln is still alive.” —Los Angeles Times

From Stephen B. Oates comes a riveting companion to his seminal Lincoln biography With Malice Toward None. Exploring the complex mythology surrounding the sixteenth President, including iconic images of Lincoln as Honest Abe, the Rail Splitter, and the Great Emancipator, Abraham Lincoln: The Man Behind The Myths offers a penetrating look at Lincoln’s life and impact, indispensible for any student of great leadership, the Civil War, and American history.

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  • ISBN: 9780060924720
  • ISBN 10: 0060924721
  • Imprint: Harper Perennial
  • On Sale: 03/15/2011
  • Pages: 240
  • List Price: 17.50 CAD
  • BISAC1: BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / General
  • BISAC2: BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Presidents & Heads of State
  • BISAC3: HISTORY / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)

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