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Sandburg"s Abraham Lincoln

Ronald C. Mace

Sandburg"s Abraham Lincoln

the prairie years; a critical commentary

by Ronald C. Mace

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Published by Distributed by Monarch Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 94-96.

    Statementby Ronald C. Mace.
    SeriesMonarch notes and study guides, 867-2
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE457.3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination96 p.
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5995447M
    LC Control Number66027325

    Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years (Harcourt, Brace & Co., ) by Carl Sandburg is a two-volume biography covered Lincoln’s life up to his move from Springfield to Washington to become the President of the United States. In Sandburg's Abraham Lincoln: The War Years was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for History. He eventually published an abridged edition of the Lincoln biography, and also shorter books on Lincoln for young readers. For many Americans of the midth century, .

    Sneezy Recommends Carl Sandburg’s 4 Volume “Abraham Lincoln” and a book by Lincoln’s Housekeeper Sneezy is an avid Civil War fan, in no small part due to Robert Harris Sr.. Robert had a bookcase full of books on the Civil War and his grandfather, Edwin Francis Hollis served in the war as a member of Co. G of 4th Heavy Artillery. Abraham Lincoln: The War Years, four-volume biography by Carl Sandburg, published in It was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for history. After the success of Sandburg’s biography, Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years, Sandburg turned to Lincoln’s life after , devoting 11 years to research and biography is informed not only by the author’s journalistic style but.

    More poetry followed, along with Rootabaga Stories (), a book of fanciful children's tales. That book prompted Sandburg's publisher, Alfred Harcourt, to suggest a biography of Abraham Lincoln for children. Sandburg researched and wrote for three years, producing not a children's book, but a two-volume biography for adults. Archives, Books and Arts, Books, Nonfiction, Biography, Abraham Lincoln, Carl Sandburg, Midwesterner Support independent journalism Unlimited access for less than $2 a month.


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