Lincoln by Chuck Wills
The Presidential Archives

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There is no better treatment for the life of the great President Abraham Lincoln than this interactive, "museum-in-a-book," which includes accessible text, photography, and removable documents that, combined, provide an educational and entertaining reading experience for the whole family. This full biography covers Lincoln's childhood, his early political career, the Civil War, and his traumatic assassination. AUTHOR BIO: A writer, editor, and consultant specializing in American History, Chuck Will's most recent books include America's Presidents, Destination America, and Boom Times, Hard Times. He has written or contributed to numerous other works on American history, including Daily Life in Colonial America and a series of historical albums on the American states. In addition to his historical work, Wills has a sideline in popular culture, technology, and music, including co-authoring Grateful Dead: The Illustrated Trip. He lives in New York City.

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Published September 17, 2007 by DK Publishing. 160 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, War. Non-fiction

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He contrived to end the Civil War, and to end it on a note of grace, to serve two terms as president, and then to write one of the most successful books in American literature.

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The Independent

He is a historian and a student of American politics - he holds a chair of American Culture and Public Policy at Northwestern University in Chicago - and he has written brilliant biographies of Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan as well as penetrating studies of American religion and of the iconogra...

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The New York Review of Books

shelves of serious monographs, many of them devoted to puncturing the myths, have also proliferated on every aspect of the Gettysburg Address, from the question of where Lincoln stood when he delivered it to the deepest meaning of each phrase.

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Civil War News

Most people familiar with Lincoln will learn nothing new from the text, but many may experience intangible revelations by looking at and holding the high-quality reproductions of Lincoln’s original handwritten copy of the Emancipation Proclamation, or his telegram of support to Lt. Gen.

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