Honest Abe: 101 Little-Known Truths about Abraham Lincoln

Honest Abe: 101 Little-Known Truths about Abraham Lincoln

by Brian Thornton
     
 

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One hundred fifty years after his death, Abraham Lincoln remains one of America's most fascinating, brilliant, and visionary leaders. He's idolized as a hero, a legend, and even a secular saint. In this engaging, intelligent book, you will learn about more than just his savvy political skills and Civil War power plays, including:

  • How Lincoln escaped

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Overview

One hundred fifty years after his death, Abraham Lincoln remains one of America's most fascinating, brilliant, and visionary leaders. He's idolized as a hero, a legend, and even a secular saint. In this engaging, intelligent book, you will learn about more than just his savvy political skills and Civil War power plays, including:

  • How Lincoln escaped death more than once as a child
  • Why the Lincolns kept goats at the White House
  • How John Wilkes Booth's brother saved Lincoln's son
  • Who tried to rob Lincoln's grave

Honest Abe--because what you didn't know will surprise you!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781440512315
Publisher:
F+W Media
Publication date:
02/18/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
256
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

Brian Thornton earned his MA in history from Eastern Washington University. He has taught history at every level, from sixth grade through college.

About the Foreword Writer:
Richard W. Donley is a professor (emeritus) of nineteenth-century American history at Eastern Washington University, where he was three-time chair of the history department.

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