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Lincoln

The Biography of a Writer

Lincoln( )
Author: Kaplan, Fred
ISBN:978-0-06-077336-6
Publication Date:Feb 2010
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint:Harper Perennial
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $15.99
Book Description:

For Abraham Lincoln, whether he was composing love letters, speeches, or legal arguments, words mattered. In Lincoln, acclaimed biographer Fred Kaplan explores the life of America's sixteenth president through his use of language both as a vehicle to express complex ideas and feelings and as an instrument of persuasion and empowerment. This unique account of Lincoln's life and career highlights the shortcomings of the modern presidency, reminding us, through Lincoln's legacy and...
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Book Details
Pages:416
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Presidents & Heads Of State
Political Science / General
Literary Collections / Speeches
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.382 x 7.956 x 0.936 Inches
Book Weight:0.693 Pounds
Author Biography
Kaplan, Fred (Author)
Fred Kaplan teaches at Queens College and the Graduate Center of CUNY. He is the editor of The Essential Gore Vidal and the author of the biographies Henry James, Dickens, and Thomas Carlyle, which was nominated for a National Book Critics Circle Award and the Pulitzer Prize. Kaplan lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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