The Resource A friend of Mr. Lincoln : a novel, Stephen Harrigan, (electronic book)

A friend of Mr. Lincoln : a novel, Stephen Harrigan, (electronic book)

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A friend of Mr. Lincoln : a novel
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A friend of Mr. Lincoln
Title remainder
a novel
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Stephen Harrigan
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eng
Summary
The author of the best-selling The Gates of the Alamo now gives us a galvanizing portrait of Abraham Lincoln during a crucially revealing period of his life, the early Springfield years, when he risked both his sanity and his ethical bearings as he searched for the great destiny he believed to be his.It is Illinois in the 1830s and 1840s. Abraham Lincoln is a circuit-riding lawyer, a member of the state legislature, a man of almost ungovernable ambition. To his friends he is also a beloved figure, by turns charmingly awkward and mesmerizingly self-possessed--a man of whom they, too, expect big things. Among his friends and political colleagues are Joshua Speed, William Herndon, Stephen Douglas, and many others who have come to the exploding frontier town of Springfield to find their futures. It is through another friend, a fictional poet, Cage Weatherby, that we will come to know Lincoln in his twenties and thirties, as a series of formative,..
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fiction
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dictionaries
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adult
A friend of Mr. Lincoln : a novel, Stephen Harrigan, (electronic book)
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A friend of Mr. Lincoln : a novel, Stephen Harrigan, (electronic book)
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1 online resource
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online
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9781101946862
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(electronic bk)
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computer
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rdamedia
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Electronic reproduction.
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