Enjoy fascinating look at the life of this extraordinary historic figure. Beginning in the backwoods of Kentucky, Abraham Lincoln's life story is toldfrom his childhood and young adulthood to becoming a businessman, soldier, surveyor, lawyer, politician, and eventually the 16th president of the United States. His trying presidency and ultimate assassination are documented. The final chapters are devoted to his many portraits, the legacy of his words, and many monuments and memorials across America.
The author's unique use of more than 250 postcards illustrates Lincoln's life. The informative price guide of the postcards makes this a valuable reference for collectors. Those with an interest in Abraham Lincoln and American history will find this a remarkable addition to their library.
James D. Ristine, of East Berlin, PA, is a graduate of Millersville University and is retired from 35 years of teaching science. An avid collector of postcards, he combines his interest in history to author this fascinating book.