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Mr. Lincoln's wars : a novel in thirteen stories

Author: Adam Braver
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Fiction : English
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In this ... collection, [the author] explores Abraham Lincoln's inner life and personal turmoils - while also reflecting on the ... impact Lincoln had on the nation during the last year of his presidency ... Narrated from the multiple perspectives of Abraham Lincoln and those whose lives he touched, [this book] shows a president who is distraught over his inability to keep his country from destroying itself through  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Named Person: Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Braver
OCLC Number: 51796482
Notes: Originally published: New York : William Morrow, c2003. 1st ed.
Description: 1 sound disc : digital, mono. ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: No more time for tears --
Undertaker's assistant --
Zack Hargrove --
Idiot brother --
Willie Grief --
His stepmother's sister --
A letter to President Lincoln from a good girl --
Ward --
On to the next field --
Crybaby Jack's theory --
Sad and familiar ballad of Captain Carson West --
Necropsy --
A rainy night in Springfield, Illinois, 1849.
Responsibility: Adam Braver.

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In this ... collection, [the author] explores Abraham Lincoln's inner life and personal turmoils - while also reflecting on the ... impact Lincoln had on the nation during the last year of his presidency ... Narrated from the multiple perspectives of Abraham Lincoln and those whose lives he touched, [this book] shows a president who is distraught over his inability to keep his country from destroying itself through civil war and a man who is fighting inner demons during a time of great crisis. [This book] reveals the president in his darkest hours within the White House walls. [The reader] see[s] Lincoln as he explores the meaning of loss through a chance encounter with the father of a slain soldier. And a good-hearted young Union soldier is quickly turned into a killer in the name of President Lincoln. Finally, there is the assassination and the autopsy, as seen through the eyes of John Wilkes Booth, Mary Lincoln, the assistant surgeon general, and one of Lincoln's closest friends.-Dust jacket.

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