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It is well written and interesting to me being both an ACW and Lincoln buff.
Lincoln's Men: The President and His Private Secretaries by Daniel Mark Epstein is one of the most engaging of all the books I've read.
Iam trying to understand the man as a person and this book gave me insight into the true spirit of President Lincoln.
Fortunately, I read Epstein's work on Lincoln's relationship with his private secretaries prior to the release of the latest book which examines the same relationships among... Read morePublished 1 month ago by C. Crane
Seems best suited to those just developing an interest in historical, nonfiction reading. I believe that the annotations and references should have been more detailed. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Jo Anne Rosenfeld
Being history, this book will not interest everyone. It tells the story of the working relationship and friendship that Hay & Nicolay, and to a degree Stoddard, shared with... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Kenneth
Very detailed, excellent read, Made you feel like you were right there experiencing it yourself. Great for the history buffPublished 15 months ago by R. Holding
New perspective on Lincoln as seen through the eyes of his two remarkable youthful secretaries. The stThe author provides a thought provoking account of the characters, skills... Read morePublished 17 months ago by LSF
What's nice about many of the current biographies of Lincoln is how they explore life around him -- his political frenimies, his staff, his family. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Peggy Schneider
I enjoyed this book very much as I love anything Lincoln. Iam trying to understand the man as a person and this book gave me insight into the true spirit of President Lincoln. Read morePublished on March 8, 2013 by Julie Lemieux
i have read many a'Lincoln book but this one shows the most about his day to day interactions and his true personality. Read morePublished on January 12, 2013 by cindy michell