Abraham Lincoln stood out in a crowd as much for his wit and
rollicking humor as for his height. Here is a warm, appealing biography of our
Civil War president.
Russell Freedman begins with a lively account of Abraham
Lincoln’s boyhood, his career as a country lawyer, and his courtship and
marriage to Mary Todd. Then the author focuses on the presidential years (1861
to 1865), skillfully explaining the many complex issues Lincoln grappled with
as he led a deeply divided nation through the Civil War. The audiobook’s final
chapter is a moving account of that tragic evening in Ford’s Theatre on April
Photobiography concludes with an interview with the author. Download and start listening now!