Lincoln

Lincoln

The Biography of A Writer

Book - 2008
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"Fred Kaplan's Lincoln offers penetrating insights on Lincoln's ability to explain complex ideas in language accessible to a broad range of readers and listeners." -- James M. McPherson, The New York Review of Books

"A fine, invaluable book. . . . Certain to become essential to our understanding of the 16th president. . . . Kaplan meticulously analyzes how Lincoln's steadily maturing prose style enabled him to come to grips with slavery and, as his own views evolved, to express his deepening opposition to it." -- Jonathan Yardley, The Washington Post Book World

Fascinating. . . . persuasive [and] highly perceptive." -- Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times

From acclaimed biographer Fred Kaplan comes an illuminating look at the life of Abraham Lincoln that chronicles his genius with language.

Publisher: New York : Harper, c2008.
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780060773342
0060773340
Branch Call Number: 973.7092 LINCOLN
Characteristics: viii, 406 pages ; 24 cm.

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