Lincoln's Men: The President and His Private Secretaries

Lincoln's Men: The President and His Private Secretaries

by Daniel Mark Epstein
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Lincoln's Men: The President and His Private Secretaries by Daniel Mark Epstein

“An intimate portrait of Lincoln, so well-drawn that he seems to come alive on the page.”
Charleston Post & Courier

 

Lincoln’s Men by Daniel Mark Epstein offers a fascinating close-up view of the Abraham Lincoln White House through the eyes of Lincoln’s three personal secretaries: John Nicolay, William Stoddard, and John Hay. Like Doris Kearns Goodwin’s monumental New York Times bestseller, Team of Rivals, Epstein’s Lincoln’s Men sheds a new light on the 16th U.S. president—his brilliance and vision in a time of national turmoil and Civil War—by focusing on his relationships with the men who worked closely by his side. USA Today writes, “This is not your typical work of history. Epstein, a poet, employs a dreamy, novelistic tone in describing these young men and their tormented boss.”

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ISBN-13: 9780061565441
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 02/03/2009
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Daniel Mark Epstein has written more than fifteen books of poetry, biography, and history, including the award-winning Lincoln and Whitman and The Lincolns: Portrait of a Marriage, named one of the top ten books of the year by the Wall Street Journal and Chicago Sun-Times.

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A poet scholar's view on history. Rich and moving.