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Stahr, Walter

Summary: "Walter Stahr, author of the ... bestseller Seward, now tells the amazing story of Lincoln's secretary of war, Edwin Stanton, the most powerful and controversial of the men close to the president. Stanton raised an army of a million men and directed it from his Washington telegraph office, with Lincoln often at his side. He arrested and imprisoned thousands for "war crimes," some serious and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 STANTON, EDWIN Sta

Gerhardt, Michael J.

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Summary: "A novel and brilliant look at how Abraham Lincoln mastered the art of leadership: acclaimed historian Michael J. Gerhardt, who appeared during the impeachment proceedings of President Trump, reveals how a group of five men mentored an obscure lawyer with no executive experience to become American's greatest leader"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Custom House 2021

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Goodwin, Doris Kearns.

Summary: An analysis of Abraham Lincoln's political talents identifies the character strengths and abilities that enabled his successful election, in an account that also describes how he used the same abilities to rally former opponents in winning the Civil War.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Paperbacks 2012

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LIN

Tripp, C. A.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2005

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Lincoln

Goodwin, Doris Kearns.

Summary: This multiple biography is centered on Lincoln's mastery of men and how it shaped the most significant presidency in the nation's history. Historian Goodwin illuminates Lincoln's political genius, as the one-term congressman rises from obscurity to prevail over three gifted rivals to become president. When Lincoln emerged as the victor at the Republican National Convention, his rivals were...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2005

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 LIN

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1 available in Adult Display, Call number: 921 LINCOLN, ABRAHAM GOO
1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LINCOLN, ABRAHAM GOO

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Lin

Washington, John E.

Summary: "Originally published in 1942 and now reprinted for the first time, They Knew Lincoln is a classic in African American history and Lincoln studies. Part memoir and part history, the book is an account of John E. Washington's childhood among African Americans in Washington, DC, and of the black people who knew or encountered Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln. Washington recounted stories told by...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LINCOLN, ABRAHAM WAS

Goodwin, Doris Kearns.

Summary: When the 1860 Republican National Convention chose Abraham Lincoln over three seasoned politicians, his rivals were shocked and humilated. Lincoln immediately went about mending fences by inviting them to join his cabinet. Historian Doris Kearns Godwin reveals how Lincoln brilliantly converted former political foes and used them to strengthen his presidency.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2005

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 Goodw

Harrigan, Stephen

Summary: "The novel opens in 1832 in the Black Hawk War, when Micajah (Cage) Weatherby--an imaginary character--and Lincoln meet. Afterwards Cage musters out to Springfield, Illinois, where he becomes part of the group of ambitious young men, which includes Lincoln, in this frontier town on the make. And it is through Cage that we come to know his friend Lincoln in his twenties and early thirties, the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

Harrigan, Stephen

Summary: Harrigan uses a fictional character friend to give 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 bearing as he searched for the great destiny he believed to be his.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016

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Zeitz, Joshua.

Summary: A look into the Lincoln White House through the lives of two of his closest aides and confidants draws on letters and diaries to evaluate their roles in the seminal events of Lincoln's presidency and their fight to establish the assassinated president's heroic legacy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7 ZEI

Higginbotham, Susan.

Summary: "A widow who runs a small boardinghouse on H Street, Mary Surratt isn't half as committed to the cause [of the Civil War] as her son, Johnny. If he's not delivering messages or escorting veiled spies, he's [inviting] home men like John Wilkes Booth, the actor who is even more charming in person than he is on the stage. But when President Lincoln is killed, the question of what Mary knew becomes...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Landmark 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: P HIG

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