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Lincoln's virtues : an ethical biography

Author: William Lee Miller
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the events and experiences of the sixteenth president's life up to his key decisions during the winter of secession, explaining how Lincoln shaped himself as a writer, speaker, moral arbiter, politician, and statesman.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Lee Miller
ISBN: 037540158X 9780375401589
OCLC Number: 225919392
Description: xvi, 515 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: ch. 1. Who is this fellow? He is smarter than he looks --
ch. 2. Noble rage --
ch. 3. He will be good : but God knows when --
ch. 4. I want in all cases to do right --
ch. 5. Was this man a politician? --
ch. 6. Rising public man --
ch. 7. Another president, another war --
ch. 8. Politics and morals --
ch. 9. Thunderstruck in Illinois --
ch. 10. I shall try to show that it is wrong --
ch. 11. Our duty as we understand it --
ch. 12. The worthy work of party-building --
ch. 13. Not so much greater than the rest of us --
ch. 14. Lincoln's defense of our common humanity --
ch. 15. Such an impression --
ch. 16. The man with the blue umbrella --
ch. 17. Let grass grow where it may.
Responsibility: William Lee Miller.
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Chronicles the events and experiences of the sixteenth president's life up to his key decisions during the winter of secession, explaining how Lincoln shaped himself as a writer, speaker, moral arbiter, politician, and statesman.

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