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Looking for Lincoln : the making of an American icon

Author: Philip B Kunhardt; Peter W Kunhardt
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Honoring the bicentennial of Abraham Lincoln's birth, a comprehensive, illustrated portrait of America's sixteenth president examines the myths and controversies surrounding Lincoln's posthumous image, from 1865 to the 1922 dedication of the Lincoln memorial, drawing on firsthand accounts, family papers, period archives, and other sources to reveal the man and his legacy.
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Biography Miscellanea
Named Person: Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Philip B Kunhardt; Peter W Kunhardt
ISBN: 9780307267139 030726713X 0375712143 9780375712142
OCLC Number: 223105424
Notes: "A Borzoi book."
Sequel to Lincoln : an illustrated biography.
Description: xii, 494 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Black Easter --
We who knew hiim --
Betrayal --
Looking back --
His unfinished work --
The photographs of Abraham Lincoln.
Responsibility: Philip B. Kunhardt III, Peter W. Kunhardt, Peter W. Kunhardt, Jr. ; foreword by David Herbert Donald ; introduction by Doris Kearns Goodwin.
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Honoring the bicentennial of Abraham Lincoln's birth, a comprehensive, illustrated portrait of America's sixteenth president examines the myths and controversies surrounding Lincoln's posthumous image, from 1865 to the 1922 dedication of the Lincoln memorial, drawing on firsthand accounts, family papers, period archives, and other sources to reveal the man and his legacy.

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