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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Honest Abe: 101 Little-Known Truths about Abraham Lincoln by Brian Thornton

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: Adams Media
Publication date: 02/18/2011
Sold by: SIMON & SCHUSTER
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 595,982
File size: 939 KB

About 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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