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Guelzo, Allen C.

Summary: Professor Guelzo looks at Lincoln's life and legacy, from his youth and maturation into a successful lawyer through the evolution of his views on slavery to his presidency and triumphant management of emancipation and the restoration of the union.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 LIN

Campbell, Thomas

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ampersand, Inc. 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.7114 CAM

Waugh, John C.

Summary: How did Abraham Lincoln, long held as a paragon of presidential bravery and principled politics, find his way to the White House? How did he become this one man great enough to risk the fate of the nation on the well-worn but cast-off notion that all men are created equal? John C. Waugh takes us on Lincoln's road to the Civil War.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audiobooks 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 LINCOLN, ABRAHAM WAU

Summary: Combines background commentary with quotes from Lincoln's letters, speeches, and public papers to provide a personal view of his life, thoughts, and actions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Brace & Co. 1993

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 LIN

Egerton, Douglas R.

Summary: "In early 1860, pundits and political operatives across America confidently predicted the victory of Illinois senator Stephen A. Douglas in the coming presidential election. Douglas, after all, led the Democrats, the only party that bridged North and South. But the Democracy would splinter over the issue of slavery, opening the way for the upstart Republicans, exclusively Northern, to steal the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Press 2010

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.711 Egerton 2010

Lowry, Rich.

Summary: Revered today across the political spectrum, Abraham Lincoln believed in a small but active government in a nation defined by aspiration. He embraced the market and the transportation and communications revolutions beginning to take hold, and helped give birth to the modern industrial economy. Lincoln's vision of an upwardly mobile society that rewards and supports individual striving was...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Lincoln 2013

Corwin, Norman

Summary: Academy Award nominees Paul Giamatti and David Strathairn star in Norman Corwin's electrifying dramatization of the history-making Lincoln-Douglas debates. This fierce rivalry between rising legislator Abraham Lincoln and incumbent Senator Stephen A. Douglas tackled some of the day's most passionate and controversial issues -- above all, those of slavery and the American concept of freedom. As...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: L.A. Theatre Works 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 808.5 COR

Lincoln, Abraham

Summary: Henry Louis Gates, Jr., presents the full range of Lincoln's views, gathered from his private letters, speeches, official documents, and even race jokes, arranged chronologically from the late 1830s to the 1860s. --from publisher description.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.7092 LIN

Escott, Paul D.

Summary: "Throughout the Civil War, newspaper headlines and stories repeatedly asked some variation of the question posed by the New York Times in 1862, "What shall we do with the negro?" The future status of African Americans was a pressing issue for both those in the North and in the South. Consulting a broad range of contemporary newspapers, magazines, books, army records, government documents,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Virginia Press 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.7092 ESC

Summary: Combines background commentary with quotes from Lincoln's letters, speeches, and public papers to provide a personal view of his life, thoughts, and actions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Brace & Co. 1993

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y 921 LIN

Lincoln, Abraham

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 LIN

Guelzo, Allen C.

Summary: What carried this one-term congressman from obscurity to fame was his Senate campaign against the country's most formidable politician, Stephen A. Douglas, in the summer and fall of 1858. Lincoln challenged Douglas directly in one of his greatest speeches--"A house divided against itself cannot stand"--and confronted Douglas on the questions of slavery and the inviolability of the Union in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.68 GUE

Johnson, Martin P.

Summary: "Four score and seven years ago. Are any six words better known, of greater import, or from a more crucial moment in our nation's history? And yet after 150 years the dramatic and surprising story of how Lincoln wrote the Gettysburg Address has never been fully told. Until now. Martin Johnson's remarkable work of historical and literary detection illuminates a speech, a man, and a moment in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Univ Pr of Kansas 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.7349 JOH

Stahr, Walter

1 hold on 2 copies

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

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