ABRAHAM LINCOLN: His Life, Work and Character by Edward--Ed. Wagenknecht

ABRAHAM LINCOLN: His Life, Work and Character

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Under various categories, Lincoln's life, personality and contributions to national development are presented in non-fiction, fiction, drama and poetry. It is a muster of all well known writers on the man as they portray him as man and legend, in the years of growth and power, in his romance and marriage, at the end of his life, and in the tributes that were delivered. Barton, Wecter, Sandberg, Beveridge, Masters, Bradford, Nevins, Rutledge, Waldman, etc., etc., and in the imaginative treatments, Betty Smith, Bruce Lancaster, Don Marquis, Mary Raymond Shipman Andrews, Ida Tarbell, Robert Sherwood, Drinkwater, Singmaster, Whitman, Lowell, Bryant, Melville, Lindsay, Markham, etc. There is material on what it might have been like had he not been killed his style, his humor, the Southern feeling about him, contemporary and modern versions of the various aspects of his career. The whole rounds out into an inclusive picture, that is of interest because it collects so much, from such voluminous writings, in such a well-assembled book.

Pub Date: Sept. 26th, 1947
Publisher: Creative Age