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I have a lot of books about the Lincoln presidency but this book is the only one that covered the four months of Linoln's life as President-Electric. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Mark Huffman
I found it to be very informative yet it doesn't become as exciting as a text book.Published 11 months ago by Rick
Harold Holzer provided first-rate research and clear writing that made a somewhat less heralded part of Lincoln's history enjoyable.Published 13 months ago by David DeCamp
As usual, Holzer's books are always fascinating and enjoyable to read. This one met the same standard, in covering Lincoln's days before becoming President of the United States. Read morePublished 15 months ago by John A. Jago, Jr.
Lots of detailed information about everything that Lincoln did during the interval between election and inauguration. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Big Arn
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 16 months 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 16 months ago by Berry