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Rise to Greatness

Abraham Lincoln and America's Most Perilous Year
Von Drehle, David (Book - 2012 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
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The electrifying story of Abraham Lincoln's rise to greatness during the most perilous year in our nation's history.
Authors: Von Drehle, David, 1961-
Title: Rise to greatness
Abraham Lincoln and America's most perilous year
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Co., 2012.
Edition: 1st ed.
Characteristics: 465 p. :,ill. ;,25 cm.
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Summary: The electrifying story of Abraham Lincoln's rise to greatness during the most perilous year in our nation's history.
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ISBN: 080507970X
9780805079708
Statement of Responsibility: David Von Drehle
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Headings: United States History Civil War, 1861-1865. United States Politics and government 1861-1865. Political leadership History 19th century. Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 Military leadership. Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Topical Term: Political leadership
LCCN: 2012013053
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One of Kansas City Star’s Top 100 Books of 2012. The electrifying story of Abraham Lincoln's rise to greatness during the most perilous year in our nation's history.


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Jan 24, 2013
  • LJHan rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

A very well written book on the pivotal year of the Civil War.
It isn't on the same level of Doris Kearns Goodwin's "A Team of Rivals", but it isn't covering the full scope of that volume.
My adoration for Abraham Lincoln continues to grow....

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