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The portable Abraham Lincoln

Author: Abraham Lincoln; Andrew Delbanco
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2009.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Bicentennial edView all editions and formats
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Presents a selection of letters, memoranda, and speeches composed by Abraham Lincoln between 1832 and 1865.
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Genre/Form: Archives
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Named Person: Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Abraham Lincoln; Andrew Delbanco
ISBN: 9780143105640 0143105647
OCLC Number: 233547914
Description: xxvii, 369 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: The emergence of Lincoln --
Lincoln becomes a Republican --
The Presidential campaign --
Secession and the coming of the war --
Commander in Chief --
Fate.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: edited with an introduction by Andrew Delbanco.
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Abraham Lincoln endowed the American language with a vigor and moral energy. This title contains the public speeches - the first debate with Stephen Douglas, the House Divided speech, the Gettysburg  Read more...

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