One Man Great Enough

One Man Great Enough

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The award-winning historian John C.Waugh takes us on Lincoln’s road to the CivilWar. From Lincoln’s first public rejection of slavery to his secret arrival in the capital, from his stunning debates with Stephen Douglas to his more contemplative moments,Waugh shows us America as Lincoln saw it and as Lincoln described it.Much of this wonderful story is told by Lincoln himself, detailing through his own writing his emergence onto the political scene and the evolution of his beliefs about the Union, the Constitution, democracy, slavery, and the buildup to the CivilWar. In this acclaimed biography,Waugh brings us ever closer to understanding this mysterious, complicated, and truly great man.

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  • Format: eBook

  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780547350738

  • ISBN-10: 0547350732

  • Pages: 496

  • Price: $9.99

  • Publication Date: 02/13/2009

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John C. Waugh

John C. Waugh is the award-winning author of four other books about the Civil War, two of which--Reelecting Lincoln and The Class of 1846--were Main Selections of the History Book Club. A former bureau chief of the Christian Science Monitor, his writing has appeared in the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post, and the Civil War Times Illustrated. He lives in Pantego, Texas.
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    PRAISE FOR ONE MAN GREAT ENOUGH

     

    “A swift-paced narrative of Lincoln’s pre-presidential life.”—Washington Post Book World

    “Waugh is a smooth and gifted writer . . . [His] description of life on the frontier and the prairies is fascinating.” —Newark Star-Ledger

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  • Format: eBook

  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780547350738

  • ISBN-10: 0547350732

  • Pages: 496

  • Price: $9.99

  • Publication Date: 02/13/2009

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