Lincoln: A Life of Purpose and Power (Paperback)
A Life of Purpose and Power
Vintage Books USA, 9781400096022, 394pp.
Publication Date: January 9, 2007
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Praise For Lincoln: A Life of Purpose and Power…
“An illuminating and thoroughly intelligent assessment of Lincoln the politician. . . . Carwardine provides a comprehensive study of how an essentially good man could gain and wield power even in scoundrel times.” –The New York Times Book Review“With such an eye for subtlety, it is little wonder that Carwardine's penetrating and stimulating book won the Lincoln Prize.” –The Washington Post Book World “Stands up to any comparison. . . . Carwardine wisely reinterprets many sources to present his nuanced overview of the moral man who was Abraham Lincoln.” –The Oregonian“This impressively organized, compellingly argued and elegantly written book ranks with the very finest works on Lincoln.” –St. Louis Post-Dispatch