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Rise to greatness : Abraham Lincoln and America's most perilous year

Autor: David Von Drehle
Editorial: New York : Henry Holt and Co., 2012.
Edición/Formato:   Print book : Biografía : Inglés (eng) : 1st edVer todas las ediciones y todos los formatos
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This book tells the electrifying story of Abraham Lincoln's rise to greatness during the most perilous year in our nation's history. As 1862 dawned, the American republic was at death's door. The federal government appeared overwhelmed, the U.S. Treasury was broke, and the Union's top general was gravely ill. The Confederacy -- with its booming economy, expert military leadership, and commanding position on the
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Género/Forma: History
Persona designada: Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln
Tipo de material: Biografía
Tipo de documento: Libro/Texto
Todos autores / colaboradores: David Von Drehle
ISBN: 9780805079708 080507970X
Número OCLC: 776527988
Descripción: 466 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contenido: Prologue : "So much was all compressed" --
New Year's Day --
January --
February --
March --
April --
May --
June --
July --
August --
September --
October --
November --
December --
Epilogue : "A new birth of freedom."
Responsabilidad: David Von Drehle.

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This book tells the electrifying story of Abraham Lincoln's rise to greatness during the most perilous year in our nation's history. As 1862 dawned, the American republic was at death's door. The federal government appeared overwhelmed, the U.S. Treasury was broke, and the Union's top general was gravely ill. The Confederacy -- with its booming economy, expert military leadership, and commanding position on the battlefield -- had a clear view to victory. To a remarkable extent, the survival of the country depended on the judgment, cunning, and resilience of the unschooled frontier lawyer who had recently been elected president. Twelve months later, the Civil War had become a cataclysm but the tide had turned. The Union generals who would win the war had at last emerged, and the Confederate army had suffered the key losses that would lead to its doom. The blueprint for modern America -- an expanding colossus of industrial and financial might -- had been indelibly inked. And the man who brought the nation through its darkest hour, Abraham Lincoln, had signed the Emancipation Proclamation and emerged as a singular leader. In Rise to Greatness, acclaimed author David Von Drehle has created both a deeply human portrait of America's greatest president and a rich, dramatic narrative about our most fateful year. - Jacket flap.

The electrifying story of Abraham Lincoln's rise to greatness during the most perilous year in our nation's history.

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