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Lincoln : The Biography of a Writer
by Fred Kaplan




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"Fred Kaplan's Lincoln offers penetrating insights on Lincoln's ability to explain complex ideas in language accessible to a broad range of readers and listeners." -- James M. McPherson, The New York Review of Books

"A fine, invaluable book. . . . Certain to become essential to our understanding of the 16th president. . . . Kaplan meticulously analyzes how Lincoln's steadily maturing prose style enabled him to come to grips with slavery and, as his own views evolved, to express his deepening opposition to it." -- Jonathan Yardley, The Washington Post Book World

Fascinating. . . . persuasive and] highly perceptive." -- Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times

From acclaimed biographer Fred Kaplan comes an illuminating look at the life of Abraham Lincoln that chronicles his genius with language.

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Overview

"Fred Kaplan's Lincoln offers penetrating insights on Lincoln's ability to explain complex ideas in language accessible to a broad range of readers and listeners." -- James M. McPherson, The New York Review of Books

"A fine, invaluable book. . . . Certain to become essential to our understanding of the 16th president. . . . Kaplan meticulously analyzes how Lincoln's steadily maturing prose style enabled him to come to grips with slavery and, as his own views evolved, to express his deepening opposition to it." -- Jonathan Yardley, The Washington Post Book World

Fascinating. . . . persuasive and] highly perceptive." -- Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times

From acclaimed biographer Fred Kaplan comes an illuminating look at the life of Abraham Lincoln that chronicles his genius with language.



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  • ISBN-13: 9780060773366
  • ISBN-10: 0060773367
  • Publisher: Harper Perennial
  • Publish Date: February 2010
  • Page Count: 416
  • Dimensions: 8.04 x 5.28 x 1.02 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.69 pounds


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