LINCOLN: A Photobiography
Author Russell Freedman begins with a lively account of Lincoln’s boyhood, his career as a country lawyer, and his courtship and marriage to Mary Todd. The focus then shifts to Lincoln’s presidential years, skillfullly explaining the many complex issues he grappled with as he led a deeply divided nation through the Civil War. The book’s final chapter is a moving account of that tragic evening in Ford’s Theatre on April 14th, 1865. Concludes with a sampling of Lincoln’s writings and a detailed list of Lincoln historical sites.
This title is part of the series: COMMON CORE LIBRARY