The words of Abraham Lincoln /selected and with an introduction by Larry Shapiro.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-242373

Description

xiii, 113 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Oratory.
Language.
Presidents

Originator

Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Shapiro, Larry, 1958-

Contents

"Nobody has ever expected me to be president" -- "I hope this letter will not be disagreeable to you": courtship, marriage, and family -- "A continual torment": the slavery controversy -- "Essentially a people's contest": the war begins -- "Maxims on war": Lincoln to his generals -- "I am not a very sentimental man": the human comedy and the game of politics -- "The fiery trial through which we pass" -- Chronology.

Publication

New York : Newmarket Press

Publisher Series

The Newmarket "Words of" series
Newmarket "Words of" series.

Description

xiii, 113 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.

Notes

Complimentary copy, 2009.

ISBN

9781557048301 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1557048304 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781557048318 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1557048312 (hardcover : alk. paper)

Call Number

Stacks E457.99.W67 2009

Other People and Orgs

Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865

Material Type

Quotations.

Places

United States

Edition

1st ed.

Variant Title

Selections.