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Lincoln's Gift : How Humor Shaped Lincoln's Life and Legacy
by Gordon Leidner and Michael Burlingame


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An insightful, lighthearted look at the first American president to have a sense of humor: Abraham Lincoln.

Admired for his leadership, honesty, and eloquence, Abraham Lincoln was also a well-known humorist and storyteller. Brimming with his soaring wit, LINCOLN'S GIFT explores the role that humor played throughout his tumultuous professional and private life.  Read more...


 
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Overview

An insightful, lighthearted look at the first American president to have a sense of humor: Abraham Lincoln.

Admired for his leadership, honesty, and eloquence, Abraham Lincoln was also a well-known humorist and storyteller. Brimming with his soaring wit, LINCOLN'S GIFT explores the role that humor played throughout his tumultuous professional and private life. Blending Lincoln's funniest quips, jokes, and stories with photos and political cartoons, this vibrant narrative of his life whisks readers from the prairie of New Salem to the courtrooms of Springfield to the hallowed halls of the White House itself, making this the perfect gift for history buffs everywhere.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781492609650
  • ISBN-10: 149260965X
  • Publisher: Cumberland House
  • Publish Date: April 2015
  • Page Count: 288
  • Dimensions: 7.1 x 6.1 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.8 pounds


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Books > Biography & Autobiography > Presidents & Heads of State
Books > History > United States - Civil War
Books > Reference > Quotations

 
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