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Founders' Son: A Life of Abraham Lincoln

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Description for Founders' Son: A Life of Abraham Lincoln Hardcover. Num Pages: 376 pages, 8 pages glossy color. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JH; BGH; HBJK; HBWJ; JPHL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 245 x 165 x 31. Weight in Grams: 635.
Abraham Lincoln grew up in the long shadow of the Founding Fathers. Seeking an intellectual and emotional replacement for his own taciturn father, Lincoln turned to the great men of the founding,Washington, Paine, Jefferson,and their great documents,the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution,for knowledge, guidance, inspiration, and purpose. Out of the power vacuum created by their passing, Lincoln emerged from among his peers as the true inheritor of the Founders' mantle, bringing their vision to bear on the Civil War and the question of slavery.In Founders'son , celebrated historian Richard Brookhiser presents a compelling new biography of Abraham Lincoln that ... Read more

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About Richard Brookhiser
Richard Brookhiser is a senior editor of National Review and the author of eleven books, including the James Madison, Alexander Hamilton, American, and Founding Father: Rediscovering George Washington. He lives in New York City.

Reviews for Founders' Son: A Life of Abraham Lincoln
Winner of the Henry and Anne Paolucci Book Award Finalist for the Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize Drew Gilpin Faust, New York Times Book Review "[Brookhiser's] melding of Lincoln with the founders yields significant implications for the interpretation of the American past
in both the Revolutionary and Civil War eras." Wall Street Journal "[A] concise, smoothly written history of Lincoln's ... Read more

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