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Abraham Lincoln

Author: James M McPherson
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Pulitzer Prize-winning author James M. McPherson provides an ideal short account of Lincoln--a compelling biography of a man of humble origins who preserved our nation during its greatest catastrophe and ended the scourge of slavery.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McPherson, James M.
Abraham Lincoln.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009
Named Person: Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James M McPherson
ISBN: 9780195374520 0195374525
OCLC Number: 216938474
Description: xi, 79 p. ; 21 cm.
Contents: Preface --
Abraham Lincoln --
Notes --
Responsibility: James M. McPherson.


Marking the 200th anniversary of Lincoln's birth, this marvelous short biography by a leading historian offers an illuminating portrait of one of the giants in the American story.  Read more...
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Elegant Financial Times ...this is an excellent account of the immense challenges Lincoln faced and the remarkable skill he brought to his task. Dan Danbom, Rocky Mountain News

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