Wit and Wisdom of Abraham Lincoln: A Treasury of Quotations, Anecdotes, and Observations

Wit and Wisdom of Abraham Lincoln: A Treasury of Quotations, Anecdotes, and Observations

by James C. Humes, Abraham Lincoln
     
 
"Tact is the ability to describe others as they see themselves." Rather than the dour soul he sometimes appeared to be, Abraham Lincoln enjoyed a fine, often barbed sense of humor as this lively collection of his salty stories, anecdotes, quotes and speech excerpts proves. Also included in this treasury are his famous addresses, a Lincoln time-line, and

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"Tact is the ability to describe others as they see themselves." Rather than the dour soul he sometimes appeared to be, Abraham Lincoln enjoyed a fine, often barbed sense of humor as this lively collection of his salty stories, anecdotes, quotes and speech excerpts proves. Also included in this treasury are his famous addresses, a Lincoln time-line, and sections on Lincoln Lore, Gettysburg Gems and Assassination Secrets.

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Booknews
A perfect present for fans of the cult of Lincoln, this small (5.5x6.5") volume collects a number of the man's adages, quips and witticisms concerning friends and foes, and pointed anecdotes as well as lore relating to Lincoln, assassination secrets, and tidbits concerning the many addresses he delivered. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780517207192
Publisher:
Random House Value Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/28/1999
Pages:
250
Product dimensions:
5.22(w) x 7.27(h) x 0.92(d)

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