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An OUTSTANDING book by an outstanding Lincoln scholar and is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!
Many historians, as well as contemporaneous critics, contend that Lincoln was largely ineffectual during the time between his election and his inauguration.
As a good part of the South seceded from the Union, Lincoln said and did little.
Very detailed about this time. Gets pretty boring after a while. I'm not half way through and I've already left it to read four other books. Way too much about cabinet choices. Read morePublished 2 days ago by Patricia Yoder
With many voters
He struck a sour chord.
He was a Lincoln
Not a Ford.
Despite being born in the land of Lincoln, I learned many interesting details of Lincoln's time before actually being sworn into office. Good read.Published 14 days ago by Berry
This book is a 'must read' for all you students of Lincoln history.Published 29 days ago by Daniel Olson
I liked the intent review of such a short time in Lincoln's life. I had never before thought that the Lincoln boys had never met Sarah Lincoln. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Richard Ross
The only real differences between this book and Kearns Goodwin's "Band of Rivals" are (a) that author gets more publicity including of he free variety from the media; and... Read morePublished 1 month ago by W. Law