An amazing piece of detective work.
The book dissects Lincoln's method of writing, his thorough preparation and his eagerness that the reader obtain the right interpretation of what he has written.
This excellent book can be a great contribution to your education about the real Abraham Lincoln and how he conducted himself as President.
It had some interesting information about Lincoln and the background behind some of his most famous speeches, but it could have been about half as long. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Todd C. Keyser
Lincoln's Sword expertly and entertainingly analyzes Lincoln's extraordinary ability to persuade his public. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Philo F. Willetts Jr.
This book was a gift for our boss who is a Lincolnphile, and we were hard pressed to find a book that he had not read - this was it! Read morePublished 21 months ago by Barbara L. Dean
I am a professional communicator and speechwriter, so I was excited to find this book on Lincoln as a writer. Read morePublished on May 19, 2009 by ESM517
I chose this book to read for an AP US History book critique project. I actually found myself enjoying the read which is unusual for me. I would definitely recommend this book.Published on March 22, 2009 by Heather Todd
I have always been an ardent fan of Lincoln's writing style. I have read many, many books over the years, trying to determine the "when, how and why" Lincoln was able to write so... Read morePublished on January 23, 2009 by G. Marsh
This is an important book for two reasons. One - it explains Lincoln's success as a great communicator. Read morePublished on August 13, 2008 by Gerald R. Hibbs
Lincoln's Sword: The Presidency and the Power of Words (Vintage) I enjoyed this book immensely.Published on August 11, 2008 by James F. Cooper
Author Douglas L. Wilson once again hits the bull's-eye, this time with a painstaking study of Lincoln's rhetoric (the President's personal "sword"). Read morePublished on August 5, 2007 by Richard Lawrence Miller, Lincoln author