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Mary Lincoln; biography of a marriage.

Author: Ruth Painter Randall
Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown [©1953]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : [1st ed.View all editions and formats
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The truth about the President's wife has for years been hidden under a mountain of myth built up largely by Lincoln's biographer and law partner, William H. Herndon. Now for the first time the true woman beneath that myth is presented in a warmly sympathetic biography based on new research. When the veil of legend surrounding her is torn aside, an entirely new picture of a woman and a marriage emerges.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Randall, Ruth Painter.
Mary Lincoln; biography of a marriage.
Boston, Mass. : Little, Brown c1953
(OCoLC)802300494
Named Person: Mary Todd Lincoln; Mary Todd Lincoln; Mary Todd Lincoln
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth Painter Randall
OCLC Number: 964413
Notes: LC copies 3 and 4 have dust jackets.
Description: xiv, 555 p. illus., ports. 23 cm.

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The truth about the President's wife has for years been hidden under a mountain of myth built up largely by Lincoln's biographer and law partner, William H. Herndon. Now for the first time the true woman beneath that myth is presented in a warmly sympathetic biography based on new research. When the veil of legend surrounding her is torn aside, an entirely new picture of a woman and a marriage emerges.

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