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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (37 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Michael Burlingame Narrator: Sean Pratt Publisher: Gildan Media LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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A Righteous Lawyer Deals With an Unhappy Marriage (1837-1842)
We must fight the devil with fire - Slasher Gaff Politico in Springfield (1837-1841) Lincoln's studies lead to him becoming a successful lawyer in Illinois. He is often published anonymously during the political campaign of 1837 and his works include detailed rebuttals against opposing politicians. As a pivotal member of the Whig party, Lincoln openly begins to condemn mob violence and lynching, and begins to publicly denounce slavery in his speeches. This chapter details much of the wrongdoings and disorderly conduct that mark the political landscape of the time.

It would just kill me to marry Mary Todd - Courtship and Marriage (1840-1842)
This chapter is entirely dedicated to Lincoln's courtship and marriage to his wife, Mary Todd. His complete opposite, she is abusive, spiteful, argumentative and extremely thrifty. Many attribute Lincoln's drive to become president to her, as even before their marriage, she referred to herself as a president's wife and her disagreeable temperament often drove him out of the domestic realm and into the streets with the common people, making him extremely popular in the community. Download and start listening now!

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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Jim | 3/10/2012

    " Extraordinary detail. Not always an easy read but this biography brings Lincoln to life. Having read this before the Spielberg film, the Daniel Day-Lewis portrayal is impressive and rings true. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Sean Pratt | 11/22/2010

    " Fantastic book! Truth be told, I'm also the narrator for the audio book version. It's projected to be 80 hours long. "

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    " I read as much of it as I could before I had to return it. Brilliant book. The end all in Abraham Lincoln biographies. I will own it in the future for my personal library. It's a must have. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Naomi | 6/17/2010

    " This book was really good and all encompassing. I think I gave it 3 stars simply for its' length and dedication of time that I needed to give it. It is really a behemouth of a book. "

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