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Mrs. Lincoln : a life

Author: Catherine Clinton
Publisher: New York : HarperLuxe, [2009]
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Biography : English : 1st HarperLuxe edView all editions and formats
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A profile of Mary Todd Lincoln evaluates how her life reflected nineteenth-century America, discussing her aristocratic family, her experiences as a southerner married to a northern politician, and her struggles with the deaths of her husband and children.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Large type books
Named Person: Mary Todd Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Mary Todd Lincoln
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Clinton
ISBN: 9780061719745 0061719749
OCLC Number: 232977264
Description: viii, 727 pages (large print) : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: Kentucky homes --
Making her own hoops to jump through --
Athens of the West --
"Crimes of matrimony" --
"Profound wonders" --
Playing for keeps --
Enlarging our borders --
Hope that all will yet be well --
Dashed hopes --
Grand designs gone awry --
Struggling against sorrows --
Gloomy anniversaries --
Divided houses --
With victory in view --
Waking nightmares --
Widow of the martyr president --
Rising from the ashes --
Smoldering embers.
Responsibility: Catherine Clinton.

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A profile of Mary Todd Lincoln evaluates how her life reflected nineteenth-century America, discussing her aristocratic family, her experiences as a southerner married to a northern politician, and her struggles with the deaths of her husband and children.

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