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Life of Abraham Lincoln, Volume 1

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In "Life of Abraham Lincoln, Volume 1," Ida M. Tarbell provides a detailed and comprehensive account of the early life and career of one of America's most influential presidents. Tarbell's thorough research and engaging writing style bring Lincoln to life, allowing readers to gain a deeper understanding of the man behind the legend.

The book delves into Lincoln's humble beginnings, his struggles with poverty and loss, and his determination to rise above adversity. Tarbell explores Lincoln's early political career, his views on slavery, and his unwavering commitment to preserving the Union. Through meticulous attention to detail and insightful analysis, Tarbell paints a vivid portrait of a complex and fascinating historical figure.

One of the strengths of "Life of Abraham Lincoln, Volume 1" is Tarbell's ability to humanize Lincoln and make him relatable to readers. By examining Lincoln's personal relationships, character traits, and moral convictions, Tarbell provides a nuanced and multifaceted depiction of the man who would go on to become one of America's greatest presidents.

Overall, "Life of Abraham Lincoln, Volume 1" is a captivating and informative read that sheds new light on the life and legacy of Abraham Lincoln. Ida M. Tarbell's insightful writing and thorough research make this book a must-read for anyone interested in American history or the life of one of its most iconic figures.

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Volume 1 of Ida Tarbell's biography of Lincoln covers his life from his boyhood to his election to the presidency in 1860. Tarbell, in addition to her famous work in investigative journalism , was a noted Lincoln scholar. Her writings on Lincoln, originally published as articles in McClure's Magazine, were highly acclaimed. - Summary by Ciufi Galeazzi LIfe of Abraham Lincoln, Volume 2

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