Long before politics beckoned, he spent six years of his life living on the rugged Illinois frontier in the primitive village of New Salem.
During the 1830's he had been a store clerk, postmaster, and a captain of the militia in the Blackhawk War. But nothing in his life experience could have prepared him for what would become a journey into all things spiritual.
This is the story of young Lincoln during those crucial years from the ages of 22 to 28, what he would learn from love and heartbreak, and how it would both haunt and inspire him all the rest of his life.
From the Author of A Return to Meadow Wood comes a new inspirational book.