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Father Abraham

Lincoln and His Sons

Father Abraham( )
Author: Holzer, Harold
ISBN:978-1-59078-303-0
Publication Date:Jan 2011
Publisher:Boyds Mills Press
Imprint:Calkins Creek
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $17.95
Book Description:

Abraham Lincoln was devoted to his country--and to his family. President Lincoln called America a house divided, but he struggled to keep his own home united. It would prove to be an impossible task. Sickness, loss, and family tensions overwhelmed Abraham, Mary, and their four sons. Opening up the Lincoln family album, noted Lincoln scholar Harold Holzer highlights the family's heartaches and happiness. Illustrated with archival photographs and backed by extensive primary source...
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Book Details
Pages:232
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Presidents & First Families (U.S.)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8 x 10 x 0.77 Inches
Book Weight:1.672 Pounds
Author Biography
Holzer, Harold (Author)
Harold Holzer is one of the leading authorities on Abraham Lincoln and the political culture of the Civil War era. He is a prolific writer and lecturer. He has written, co-written and edited over 30 books including Abraham Lincoln, The Writer (2000), which was named to the Children's Literature Choice List and the Bank Street Best Children's Books of the Year, and Lincoln at Cooper Union: The Speech That Made Abraham Lincoln President (2004), which won a 2005 Lincoln Prize. He has also written over 425 popular magazine and scholarly journal articles and numerous pamphlets and monographs. He has won numerous awards including the Barondess Award of the Civil War Round Table of New York five times; the Award of Achievement from the Lincoln Group of New York three times; a 1988 George Washington Medal; the 2000 Newman Book Award; and the 2008 National Humanities Medal. He is the Senior Vice President for External Affairs at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

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