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Lincoln at home : two glimpses of Abraham Lincoln's family life

Author: David Herbert Donald
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st Simon & Schuster edView all editions and formats
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"With a brief account of their first years in the White House and the complete collection of all the known letters exchanged by Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln, this portrait defines the sixteenth president as a dedicated - though often a desperately busy and distracted - family man." "Lincoln at Home is an intimate and rare glimpse of the president as husband and father, a cheerful man pinned to the floor while  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Donald, David Herbert, 1920-2009.
Lincoln at home.
New York : Simon & Schuster, 2000
(OCoLC)606480386
Named Person: Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Lincoln family; Abraham Lincoln; Lincoln family.
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Herbert Donald
ISBN: 074320199X 9780743201995
OCLC Number: 44133024
Notes: Originally published: Thornwillow Press, 1999.
Includes all the known letters exchanged by Abraham Lincoln, Mary Todd Lincoln, and Robert Todd Lincoln, 1848-1865.
Description: 124 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: David Herbert Donald.
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The author of the definitive biography of Lincoln offers a portrait of the President's domestic life in the White House in this beautifully rendered edition. Includes a collection of all the letters  Read more...

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