The Eloquent President: A Portrait of Lincoln Through His Words

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Price
$20.00  $18.60
Publisher
Random House Trade
Publish Date
Pages
480
Dimensions
5.2 X 8.0 X 1.2 inches | 0.9 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780812970463

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About the Author
RONALD C. WHITE, JR., is the author and editor of seven books, most recently Lincoln's Greatest Speech, which was a Washington Post bestseller, a San Francisco Chronicle bestseller, and a New York Times Notable Book. White earned his Ph.D. at Princeton and has taught at UCLA, Princeton Theological Seminary, Whitworth College, and Colorado College. He is currently Professor of American Intellectual and Religious History at San Francisco Theological Seminary and a Reader at the Huntington Library in San Marino, California. He has lectured on Lincoln's eloquence at the White House, the Library of Congress, and Gettysburg. He lives with his wife, Cynthia, in La Cañada, California.
Reviews
"An insightful, highly readable exploration of literary genius." -The Washington Post Book World

"Outstanding . . . Lincoln's eloquence was of such a rare kind. Ronald C. White captures its qualities admirably."
-The Wall Street Journal

"A sheer pleasure . . . It's hard to say what's more edifying: reading Abraham Lincoln's words or reading Ronald C. White, Jr.'s illuminating take on Lincoln's words."
-The Sunday Oregonian

"Magnificent . . . White's scholarship is exceptional."
-The Sunday Oklahoman