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    DescriptionThe 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.


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    Title
    Abraham Lincoln
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Thomas Keneally
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 183
    Width: 127 mm
    Height: 180 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 272 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780143114758
    ISBN 10: 0143114751
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21600
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KBB
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: BIO
    BIC subject category V2: BGH
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.2
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/19CNTY
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JH
    BIC subject category V2: HBJK
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T General Subject: 170
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Ingram Subject Code: BA
    Libri: I-BA
    DC22: B
    BISAC V2.8: BIO011000
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: JPHL, HBWJ
    Ingram Theme: TOPC/CIVLWR
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    B&T Approval Code: A16320000
    BISAC V2.8: HIS036050
    DC22: 973.7092
    DC21: 973.7092
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A42302520
    BISAC V2.8: BIO006000
    B&T Approval Code: P25104885
    LC classification: E457 .K424 2008
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Publisher
    Penguin Putnam Inc
    Imprint name
    The Penguin Press
    Publication date
    04 May 2010
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    Author Information
    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.
    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"