The Lincoln Anthology: Great Writers on His Life and Legacy from 1860 to Now (Library of America #192)

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9781598530339: The Lincoln Anthology: Great Writers on His Life and Legacy from 1860 to Now (Library of America #192)

A volume of forefront writings on the sixteenth president includes works of fiction, history, and poetry by figures ranging from Churchill and Grant to Tolstoy and Twain, in a collection that offers insight into the ways in which American history and culture have contributed to the sixteenth president's legendary persona.

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Harold Holzer, editor, serves as co-chairman of the U.S. Lincoln Bicentennial Commission, lectures widely on Lincoln and the Civil War, and is a frequent Lincoln commentator on television. He has written, co-written, and edited more than thirty books, including The Lincoln Image (1984), Lincoln on Democracy (1990), Lincoln at Cooper Union: The Speech That Made Abraham Lincoln President (2004), and Lincoln President-Elect: Abraham Lincoln and the Great Secession Winter 1860-1861(2008).

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aThis extraordinary anthology contains the best and most evocative words written about Abraham Lincoln over the last two centuries, skillfully edited by Harold Holzer.a
aJames M. McPherson, author of "Tried by War: Abraham Lincoln as Commander in Chief"
aSo prodigious were Abraham Lincolnas talents, so capacious the American imaginationas embrace of him, that each successive generation of Americans has reinvented his image to serve its own needs and times. No anthology before this one has charted that curious process with more erudition, elegance, and grace.a
aHenry Louis Gates, Jr., author of" In Search of Our Roots: How 19 Extraordinary African Americans Reclaimed Their Past "
aA thrilling book. Here at last is the living portrait of Lincoln that has eluded photographers and painters for 200 years.a
aDaniel Mark Epstein, author of "The Lincolns: Portrait of a Marriage"
This extraordinary anthology contains the best and most evocative words written about Abraham Lincoln over the last two centuries, skillfully edited by Harold Holzer.
James M. McPherson, author of "Tried by War: Abraham Lincoln as Commander in Chief"
So prodigious were Abraham Lincoln s talents, so capacious the American imagination s embrace of him, that each successive generation of Americans has reinvented his image to serve its own needs and times. No anthology before this one has charted that curious process with more erudition, elegance, and grace.
Henry Louis Gates, Jr., author of " In Search of Our Roots: How 19 Extraordinary African Americans Reclaimed Their Past "
A thrilling book. Here at last is the living portrait of Lincoln that has eluded photographers and painters for 200 years.
Daniel Mark Epstein, author of "The Lincolns: Portrait of a Marriage"
?This extraordinary anthology contains the best and most evocative words written about Abraham Lincoln over the last two centuries, skillfully edited by Harold Holzer.?
?James M. McPherson, author of "Tried by War: Abraham Lincoln as Commander in Chief"
?So prodigious were Abraham Lincoln's talents, so capacious the American imagination's embrace of him, that each successive generation of Americans has reinvented his image to serve its own needs and times. No anthology before this one has charted that curious process with more erudition, elegance, and grace.?
?Henry Louis Gates, Jr., author of " In Search of Our Roots: How 19 Extraordinary African Americans Reclaimed Their Past "
?A thrilling book. Here at last is the living portrait of Lincoln that has eluded photographers and painters for 200 years.?
Daniel Mark Epstein, author of "The Lincolns: Portrait of a Marriage"

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