Abraham Lincoln, the sixteenth president of the United States, was a great orator and speaker despite his humble and meager upbringing. This book, full of letters, speeches, and writings from Lincoln himself is put together in a way that is easy and engaging to read. From his childhood to his death, highlights of his life as a person, a lawyer, a president, and a family man are penned in this book. In the latter pages of the book there are profiles of famous people whom Lincoln crossed paths with, and a chronology of his life. Book measures 8.38" x 6.75" x 0.56". 226 pgs, pb. ~Judy
Get to know one of the greatest presidents in American history, Abraham Lincoln, through his speeches, writings, and letters. Author Milton Meltzer provides historical context for Lincoln's words, and dramatic illustrations by Stephen Alcorn complete this handsome volume, now available in paperback.