Abraham Lincoln stood out in a crowd as much for his wit and rollicking humor as for his height. Here is a warm, appealing biography of our Civil War. PUBLISHERS WEEKLY. ADVERTISEMENT. Lincoln: A Photobiography. Russell Freedman, Author Clarion Books $ (p) ISBN Lincoln. A Photobiography. By Russell Freedman Non-Fiction. Abraham Lincoln stood out in a crowd as much for his wit and rollicking humor as for his height.

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At the point of me reading this photo biography, I had photobography learning about the Civil War and Abe Lincoln’s presidency which was one of the reasons I picked this book up; to learn more about the character I had previously been learning about.

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There is no discussion of Lincoln’s legacy or anything like that, which is fine.

Out This Week July 3 years ago. Newbery Medal recipient Did you know that Lincoln had buried his mother by the age of 9 and his only sibling by the age of freexman Preview — Lincoln by Russell Freedman. This book is filled with photographs that help tell about Lincoln’s life.

She votes for Lincoln. From his hardscrabble beginnings though perhaps the most heartrending trauma this country has ever known, Freedman shows the real Lincoln, public and private. Mirette on the High Wire.


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The entire thing was entirely about slavery. User Reviews Parents say Kids say.

I would recommend this book for everyone! Kid, 12 years old April 9, Although his early beginnings, as a lawyer, were not glamorous, people started to see the passion and the conviction in Lincoln’s eyes when he talked about anything and everything.

Freedman lives in New York City.

Lincoln: A Photobiography

Apr 13, Wendy rated it really liked it Shelves: This is one I’m glad to own! Vampire Hunter by Seth Grahame-Sm The Point of It All. Illustrates Lincoln’s depth as a man and a leader. In his pockets, opened inare a pair of spectacles with cleaner, a pocketknife, and a wallet containing 1 money depicting his Confederate counterpart and 2 8 of the articles complimentary to a man “denounced, ridiculed and damned by a legion of critics.

They range from newspaper articles, black and white photos, illustrations, and several others. Linoln 09, Amy rated it really liked it. The old bastards live forever. As I grew photobiographg, I get to know that he was the one that abolished slavery, saw a lincolnn about his assassination the Spielberg’s and watched one documentary a few years back.

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Information about the Author: Lincoln is presented here as I have never seen him, in both text and photographs. The photographs and drawings that fill the book are drawn from many sources, including the Abraham Lincoln Museum, the National Portrait Galleryand other historical archives.

He has told me the war wasn’t about slavery so many times I started to actually believe it. But from some comments on these volumes: My brother considers himself a civil war expert, but, he also leans Republican and believes all the current conspiracy theories. Thanks for telling us about the problem. It provides a detailed and vivid look at the life and times of Abraham Lincoln and mentions other great leaders during that time period. The stress of events gradually etch themselves itself into his face, until his features turn gaunt, his hair tusseled and his eyes sunken and locked straight ahead.


Although relatively simple in its writing style, it left nothing of importance out in terms of “oh, a child couldn’t possibly understand!

Freedman traveled extensively throughout the world to gather information and inspiration for his books. Judy Schachner and Judith Byron Schachner.

Son by Lois Lowry. I don’t know why it’s magical. Jul 24, Deb Readerbuzz Nance rated it really liked it Shelves: Now as a father and husband, his political career, and law practice, took off. I loved getting such a conscise summary of his life but I felt like I know him so much more. A Photobiography by Russell Freedman. Phtoobiography 02, Davis rated it really liked it Shelves: