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Abraham Lincoln, the prairie years and the war years

Carl Sandburg

Abraham Lincoln, the prairie years and the war years

by Carl Sandburg

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Published by Franklin Library in Franklin Center, Pa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.,
    • Presidents -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementCarl Sandburg.
      SeriesThe Greatest books of the twentieth century
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE457 .S215 1981
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 1068 p. :
      Number of Pages1068
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3208194M
      LC Control Number83114206

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Some-odd years ago, Carl Sandburg published the first part of a 6 volume biography of Abraham Lincoln (the last part was published in ). Realising that people might not want to read something that long, he pared it down to a 1 volume book of about Lincoln.

This is that books/5(79). Representing a lifetime of study by the great American poet, Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years and The War Years distills Sandburg's monumental six volume set into a single one-book edition.

By gleaning every possible reference from history, literature, and popular lore, Sandburg successfully captures not only the legendary president, but also /5(21).

“Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years” is a two-volume biography of Lincoln’s early life written by Carl Sandburg and published in Sandburg, like Lincoln, was a son of the Illinois prairie and he harbored a lifelong fascination with the sixteenth president/5().

Welcome back. Trumpet executive editor Stephen Flurry’s Edstone Book Club resumed on January Mr. Flurry and more than 20 club members are reading the abridged version of Carl Sandburg’s six-part series on Abraham Lincoln, Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years and the War Years.

Trumpet editor in chief Gerald Flurry has repeatedly encouraged his readers to study history, especially the. Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years, 2 vols. () and Abraham Lincoln: The War Years, 4 vols.

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The prairie years and the war years book Lincoln: The Prairie Years (Harcourt, Brace & Co., ) by Carl Sandburg is a two-volume biography covered Lincoln’s life up to his move from Springfield to Washington to become the President of the United States.

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Meeting 1, JanuChapters [] Why Study Abraham Lincoln (2 minutes) Trumpet editor in chief Gerald Flurry has repeatedly referenced and emphasized the lessons we can learn from Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States. Lincoln endured and led America through its greatest national crisis—the American Civil War.

Lincoln Compressed. Early on Carl Sandburg wrote a four volume version of "Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years and the War Years." Inthose four volumes were condensed to two volumes of the same name. As he should, Sandburg lovingly told Lincoln's history from beginning to end/5(3). “Abraham Lincoln: The War Years” is a four-volume, 2, page biography focused on Lincoln’s presidency and death.

Written by Carl Sandburg and published init was published about a dozen years after Sandburg’s two-volume “Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years” covering the first five decades of Lincoln’s life.

“The War Years” was a monumental effort which earned Sandburg. Meanwhile, Sandburg set out to become an authority on Abraham Lincoln (see Vol. His exhaustive biography of the president, which took many years to complete, appeared as Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years (2 vols., ) and Abraham Lincoln: The War Years (4 vols., ), which won a Pulitzer Prize.

Sandburg's poetry is untraditional in form.4/5(3). Get this from a library. Abraham Lincoln: the prairie years. [Carl Sandburg; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University.

Libraries)] -- "For thirty years and more I planned to make a certain portrait of Abraham Lincoln. It would sketch the country lawyer and prairie politician who was intimate with the settlers of the Knox County.

: ABRAHAM LINCOLN: THE PRAIRIE YEARS and THE WAR YEARS: 6 volumes. Early issues of THE WAR YEARS and in the matching format of THE PRAIRIE YEARS.

With half-tones of photographs, and cuts of cartoons, letters and documents, and with over maps, additional photographs, and facsimiles. Large 8vo, beautifully bound in three-quarter red crushed morocco for. Get this from a library. Abraham Lincoln: the prairie years and the war years. [Carl Sandburg; Edward C Goodman] -- Presents the life of the Civil War president, detailing his childhood, his education, career as a lawyer and legislator, his marriage, political campaigns, presidential years, and assassination.

This book is taken mainly from Sandburg's four volumes of Abraham Lincoln: The War Years. The author has rewritten some sections to form a single volume, with all the mastery of detail which characterized the great biography from which it is taken, and which forms a complete story.

"Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years" is a two-volume biography of Lincoln's early life written by Carl Sandburg and published in Sandburg, like Lincoln, was a son of the Illinois prairie and he harbored a lifelong fascination with the sixteenth president.

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Originally published in six volumes, Sandburg’s Abraham Lincoln was called “the greatest historical biography of our generation.” Sandburg distilled this work into Free shipping over $Cited by: Carl Sandburg's Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years and The War Years is, for better or worse, the best-selling, most widely read, and most influential book about Lincoln.

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ABRAHAM LINCOLN: THE PRAIRIE YEARS & THE WAR YEARS By Carl Sandburg Second Dell Printing, 3 Volume Book Set with Slip Case Acceptable Condition Please inspect photos as it is part of the description and exactly what you will receive.

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Click here for the lowest price. Paperback,Pages:. One, Carl Sandburg - poet, author. The other, Abraham Lincoln. This alone should tell you this book is a pretty decent listen. Predominantly a history of the United States from the late s through the end of the American Civil War, Abraham Lincoln is also recommended for anyone interested in an understanding of Lincoln, the man.*The first book, published in two volumes, Abraham Lincoln: the Prairie Years was followed up several years later with Abraham Lincoln: the War Years published in four volumes.

These books were in their time a success, and helped form the American cultural understanding of Lincoln in the 20 th century.Pleasantville, NY: Reader's Digest Association Inc, Republication. Orig owners name in in on frontispiece and title page. Hardbound. 4to.

Pgs. Nr Fine. Abraham Lincoln, The Prairie Years And The War Years published by Reader's Digest, Pleasantville, NY, Republication. Hardbound, no DJ. Size 4to (up to 12'' tall). Condition: Nr.