The Resource A. Lincoln : a biography, Ronald C. White, Jr

A. Lincoln : a biography, Ronald C. White, Jr

Label
A. Lincoln : a biography
Title
A. Lincoln
Title remainder
a biography
Statement of responsibility
Ronald C. White, Jr
Title variation
  • A Lincoln
  • Abraham Lincoln
Title variation remainder
a biography
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Lincoln scholar Ronald C. White, Jr., offers a fresh definition of Lincoln as a man of integrity--what today's commentators would call "authenticity"--whose moral compass holds the key to understanding his life. Through meticulous research of the newly completed Lincoln Legal Papers, as well as of recently discovered letters and photographs, White provides a portrait of Lincoln's personal, political, and moral evolution. White shows us Lincoln as a man who would leave a trail of thoughts in his wake, jotting ideas on scraps of paper; a country lawyer who asked questions in order to figure out his own thinking on an issue; a president embarked on a religious odyssey; a man of intellectual curiosity, comfortable with ambiguity, unafraid to "think anew and act anew."--From publisher description
Title
A. Lincoln
Creator
Summary
A biography of America's sixteenth president portrays Lincoln as a man of integrity whose moral compass holds the key to understanding his life, examining his speeches, his ideas on slavery, his religious odyssey, and his role as Commander-in-Chief
Subject
Genre
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
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293540
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 973.7092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
adult
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Ronald C. White, Jr
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Abraham Lincoln
Label
A. Lincoln : a biography, Ronald C. White, Jr
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [681]-764) and index
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
14605711
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvii, 796 pages
Isbn
9781400064991
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008028840
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
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14605711
System control number
(OCoLC)229028071

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