LINCOLN: THE BIOGRAPHY OF A WRITER FRED KAPLAN

LINCOLN: THE BIOGRAPHY OF A WRITER
LINCOLN: THE BIOGRAPHY OF A WRITER
Item# ISBN 978-0060773342
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For Abraham Lincoln, whether he was composing love letters, speeches, or legal arguments, words mattered. In Lincoln, acclaimed biographer Fred Kaplan explores the life of America's sixteenth president through his use of language both as a vehicle to express complex ideas and feelings and as an instrument of persuasion and empowerment. This unique account of Lincoln's life and career highlights the shortcomings of the modern presidency, reminding us, through Lincoln's legacy and appreciation for language, that the careful and honest use of words is a necessity for successful democracy. Hardcover 416 pages