Lincoln

The Biography of a Writer
Product Number: EB00236411
Released: Mar 18, 2014
Business Term: 26 Circ
ISBN: #9780061980589
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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.

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Author(s): Fred Kaplan
Original Publish Date: Oct 06, 2009

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