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Abraham and Mary Lincoln

David Grubin

Abraham and Mary Lincoln

a house divided

by David Grubin

  • 243 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drama,
  • Man-woman relationships

  • About the Edition

    Explores the relationship of Abraham and Mary Lincoln, their turbulent marriage, and the struggles they faced as Mary"s family fought for the Confederacy.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesHouse divided, American experience (Television program). Selections.
    Statementwritten by David Grubin, Geoffrey C. Ward ; directed by David Grubin
    ContributionsMcCullough, David, narrator
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE457.25 .A27 2015
    The Physical Object
    Format[videorecording] :
    Pagination3 videodiscs (360 min.)
    Number of Pages360
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26958968M
    LC Control Number2015002777

    Abraham Lincoln, 16th U.S. president (–65), who preserved the Union during the American Civil War and brought about the emancipation of the slaves. Among American heroes, Lincoln continues to have a unique appeal for his fellow countrymen and also for people of other lands. Learn more about Abraham Lincoln here.   Abraham and Mary’s whole life together is covered in less than pages. Winkle explains the strange dichotomy of their relationship: Mary was a strong asset to Lincoln’s career but at the same time proved detrimental. I found this book lacking in depth, but one cannot have it all in so short a Pages:

    Abraham and Mary Lincoln is a testament to the power of a stormy union that held steady through the roughest of seas. Part of the Southern Illinois University Press series, The Concise Lincoln Library. Abraham Lincoln Book Shop, Inc () W. Superior St. Suite Chicago, IL And it’s a tribute to Bayard’s entertaining novel that he has imagined a love story for Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln that embroiders the truth but that also fits perfectly with what we know.

    About The Lincolns: A Scrapbook Look at Abraham and Mary. The award-winning author of Ben Franklin’s Almanac and Our Eleanor has created an enthralling joint biography of our greatest president, Abraham Lincoln, and his complex wife—a scrapbook history that uses photographs, letters, engravings, and even cartoons, along with a fascinating text, to form an enthralling museum on the page. Robert Todd Lincoln died in his home in Vermont on J , he was 82 years of age. He is buried at the Arlington National Cemetery. Edward Baker Lincoln. Eddie was born on Ma The second child of Abraham Lincoln and Mary Todd Lincoln was .


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Abraham and Mary Lincoln by David Grubin Download PDF EPUB FB2

The heterosexuality of Abraham Lincoln (–), the 16th President of the United States, has been questioned by some n was married to Mary Todd from November 4,until his death on Apand fathered four children with her.

In his landmark 19th century biography of Abraham Lincoln, William Herndon asserted that his former law partner was in a loveless marriage with Mary Todd. According to Herndon Lincoln only ever loved a young woman named Ann Rutledge, to whom he was briefly engaged to marry before Ann died tragically young during his time in New by: 3.

For decades Abraham and Mary Lincoln’s marriage has been characterized as discordant and tumultuous. In Abraham and Mary Lincoln, author Kenneth J. Winkle goes beyond the common image of the couple, illustrating that although the waters of the Lincoln household were far from calm, the Lincolns were above all a house united/5.

Using her signature scrapbook approach, Fleming lays out the answer in a biography that gives equal emphasis to Abraham and Mary Lincoln for an insightful portrait of their lives. Her scholarship over five years pays off with a rich account that is personal and by: 4. Irving Stone's books are always fun to read.

They are engaging and informative. This one is especially so because it shed such light on Mary Todd Lincoln's and Abraham Lincoln's personalities and their foibles.

I have never understood the Civil War from his angle, /5(47). Mary Todd Lincoln (Decem –J ) was the wife of President Abraham became a figure of controversy and criticism during her time in the White House. After his death and the deaths of three of her children, she.

Mary Todd Lincoln paced the parlor alone. Hours before, she had witnessed the point-blank assassination of her husband Abraham Lincoln at. This book reminds us that before history enveloped them, Abraham and Mary Lincoln were flesh and blood human beings, with frailties and passions.

Told from Mary's POV, looking back on her remarkable life from her room in the genteel house for crazy ladies in Batavia, Illinois, this story gets all the familiar, basic facts of the Lincoln saga right/5(). So did a copy of an English law book known as “Blackstone's Commentaries.” President Abraham Lincoln and his son, Tad, looking at a book of photographs.

It was a different type of book. Mary Todd Lincoln is one of history’s most misunderstood and enigmatic women. The first president’s wife to be called First Lady, she was a political strategist, a supporter of emancipation, and a mother who survived the loss of three children and the assassination of her beloved husband.4/5.

This definitive biography of Mary Todd Lincoln beautifully conveys her tumultuous life and times. A privileged daughter of the proud clan that founded Lexington, Kentucky, Mary fell into a stormy romance with the raw Illinois attorney Abraham Lincoln.

For twenty-five years the Lincolns forged opposing temperaments into a tolerant, loving by: Book Overview The award-winning author of Ben Franklin's Almanac and Our Eleanor has created an enthralling joint biography of our greatest president, Abraham Lincoln, and his complex wife--a scrapbook history that uses photographs, letters, engravings, and even cartoons, along with a fascinating text, to form an enthralling museum on the page.

For decades Abraham and Mary Lincoln&#;s marriage has been characterized as discordant and tumultuous. In Abraham and Mary Lincoln, author Kenneth J.

Winkle goes beyond the common image of the couple, illustrating that although the waters of the Lincoln household were far from calm, the Lincolns were above all a house united. Description: This book introduces young readers to the life of Mary Lincoln, beginning with her childhood in Lexington, Kentucky.

Readers will become familiar with her world as they learn about her years away at private school and her marriage to Abraham Lincoln in Springfield, Illinois. For fans of Abraham or Mary Todd Lincoln, or for fans of Civil War period history, this is a great read.

Mary Todd is a woman who has always been of interest to me, and being that this book is told from her perspective, it really offered insight into this woman who sadly became one of the history books' pariahs/5(). For decades Abraham and Mary Lincoln’s marriage has been characterized as discordant and tumultuous.

In Abraham and Mary Lincoln, author Kenneth J. Winkle goes beyond the common image of the couple, illustrating that although the waters of the Lincoln household were far from calm, the Lincolns were above all a house united. Calling upon their own words and the.

The book that was helpful was “The Intimate World of Abraham Lincoln” by C.A. Tripp. He was a Kinsey Institute sex researcher and the first to declare that Lincoln was homosexual. The book is. There’s pillow talk in “Courting Mr. Lincoln,” Louis Bayard’s speculative-history novel, but it doesn’t take place between the man who would become a U.S.

president and his wife, Mary Todd. For decades Abraham and Mary Lincoln’s marriage has been characterized as discordant and tumultuous. In Abraham and Mary Lincoln, author Kenneth J.

Winkle goes beyond the common image of the couple, illustrating that although the waters of the Lincoln household were far from calm, the Lincolns were above all a house united.

Abraham And Mary Lincoln Abraham And Mary Lincolnby Kenneth J. Winkle, Abraham And Mary Lincoln Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Abraham And Mary Lincoln books, For decades Abraham and Mary Lincoln’s marriage has been characterized as discordant and tumultuous.

Lincoln: A Novel is a historical novel, part of the Narratives of Empire series by Gore Vidal. Set during the American Civil War, the novel describes the presidency of Abraham Lincoln through the eyes of several historical figures, including presidential secretary John Hay, First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln, Secretary of State William H.

Seward, Secretary of the Treasury Salmon Chase, his daughter.Mary Jane Woodger, “Abraham Lincoln and the Mormons,” in Civil War Saints, ed. Kenneth L. Alford (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center; Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, ), 61– Mary Jane Woodger is a professor of Church history and doctrine at Brigham Young University.This scrapbook biography of Abraham Lincoln and his wife, Mary Todd Lincoln, profiles two intellectuals — from very different backgrounds — who shared interests in literature and politics, as.