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Founders" son

a life of Abraham Lincoln

by Richard Brookhiser

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Presidents,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesLife of Abraham Lincoln
    StatementRichard Brookhiser
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE457.45 .B76 2014
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 347 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
    Number of Pages347
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27168180M
    ISBN 10046503294X
    ISBN 109780465032945
    LC Control Number2014021173
    OCLC/WorldCa870986744

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    Get this from a library! Founders' son: a life of Abraham Lincoln. [Richard Brookhiser] -- Argues that the sixteenth president of the United States was inspired by the Founding Fathers of the nation and struggled to carry on their work throughout his career.   Founders' Son (Hardcover) A Life of Abraham Lincoln. By Richard Brookhiser. Basic Books, , pp. Publication Date: Octo Other Editions of This Title: Digital Audiobook (1/12/) Paperback (4/26/) MP3 CD (1/13/) Compact Disc (1/13/).


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In Founders’ Son, celebrated historian Richard Brookhiser presents a compelling new biography of Abraham Lincoln that highlights his lifelong struggle to carry on the work of the Founding Fathers. In Founders' Son, celebrated historian Richard Brookhiser presents a compelling new biography of Abraham Lincoln that highlights his lifelong struggle to carry on the work of the Founding Fathers.

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