Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln

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The ideal concise biography of an American icon- now available in paperback for the bicentennial of his birth The self -mad e man from a log cabin, the great orator, the Emancipator, the Savior of the Union, the martyr-Lincoln's story is at the very heart of American history. But who was he, really? In this outstanding biography, award-winning author Thomas Keneally follows Lincoln from his impoverished birth through his education and presidency. From the development of his political philosophy to his troubled family life and his actions during the Civil War, "Abraham Lincoln" is an incisive study of a turning point in our history and a revealing portrait of a pivotal figure.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 183 pages
  • 127 x 180.34 x 17.78mm | 272.15g
  • Penguin Putnam Inc
  • The Penguin Press
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0143114751
  • 9780143114758
  • 113,272

About Thomas Keneally

Thomas Keneally has won international acclaim for his novels Schindler's Ark, Confederates, Gossip from the Forest, Playmaker, Woman of the Inner Sea, and A River Town. He is most recently the author of the biography American Scoundrel: The Life of the Notorious Civil War General Dan Sickles.show more

Review quote

"Keneally's excellent brief biography benefits from the compression and from the dramatic value of crisp wording and sharpness of detail." -"The New York Times Book Review"show more