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Abraham Lincoln, the prairie years

Carl Sandburg

Abraham Lincoln, the prairie years

by Carl Sandburg

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Published by Harcourt, Brace & company in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865

  • Edition Notes

    On verso of t.-p. of v. 1: Sixth printing, March, 1927.

    Statementby Carl Sandburg; with 105 illustrations from photographs, and many cartoons, sketches, maps, and letters.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE457.3 .S226
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6711991M
    LC Control Number28005762
    OCLC/WorldCa5167350

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    Abraham Lincoln, The Prairie Years and The War Years (Reader's Digest Illustrated Edition) by Sandburg, Carl and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at . Get this from a library! Abraham Lincoln: the prairie years and the war years. [Carl Sandburg; Edward C Goodman] -- Presents the life of the Civil War president, detailing his childhood, his education, career as a lawyer and legislator, his marriage, political campaigns, presidential years, and assassination.


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Representing a lifetime of study by the great American poet, Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years and The War Years distills Sandburg's monumental six volume set into a single one-book edition. By gleaning every possible reference from history, literature, and popular lore, Sandburg successfully captures not only the legendary president, but also Lincoln the man/5(21).

Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years and The War Years Paperback – Octo by Carl Sandburg (Author)/5(26). Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years & The War Years (Six Volume Set) Carl Sandburg.

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Abraham Lincoln: The prairie years and the war years Hardcover – January 1, by Carl Sandburg (Author)/5(79). The author planned composing this book for nearly thirty years.

He desired to make a particular portrait of Lincoln, that being a sketch of the country lawyer and prairie politician who was intimate with the settlers of the Knox County neighborhood where the author grew up.5/5(5). “Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years” is a two-volume biography of Lincoln’s early life written by Carl Sandburg and published in Sandburg, like Lincoln, was a son of the Illinois prairie and he harbored a lifelong fascination with the sixteenth president/5.

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With the encouragement of his publisher Harcourt Brace, Sandburg began in the s to write about Lincoln’s early years. The resulting two-volume Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years was published by Harcourt Brace in /5.

Abraham Lincoln Volume 1: The Prairie Years Volume 2: The War Years Volume 3: The War Years Out of Sandburg's monumental 6-volume work on Lincoln and his times. Carl Sandburg has written this definitiveword biography/5. The first edition of Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years by Carl Sandburg was published by Harcourt, Brace & Co., in First editions have no additional printings listed.

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One of Carl Sandburgs life works was writing the definitive biography of Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States. With the encouragement of his publisher Harcourt Brace, Sandburg began in the s to write about Lincolns early years.

The resulting two-volume Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years was published by Harcourt Brace in /5. Early on Carl Sandburg wrote a four volume version of "Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years and the War Years." Inthose four volumes were condensed to two volumes of the same name.

As he should, Sandburg lovingly told Lincoln's history from beginning to end/5(3). IN the Whig Almanac of Lincoln could read of strange contrasts in the kaleidoscope of history that year. Old Josiah Quincy had stood before the Whig State Convention in Boston that summer and told his fellow Whigs: "Slaveholders have multiplied their black cattle by the million; and are every day increasing their numbers, and extending their cattle field into the wilderness.

"The first edition of Abraham Lincoln; the prairie years, is limited to copies on imported Dutch charcoal rag paper, numbered and signed by the author, of which copies are for sale."" with illustrations from photographs, and many cartoons, sketches, maps, and. Meanwhile, Sandburg set out to become an authority on Abraham Lincoln (see Vol.

His exhaustive biography of the president, which took many years to complete, appeared as Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years (2 vols., ) and Abraham Lincoln: The War Years (4 vols., ), which won a Pulitzer Prize. Sandburg's poetry is untraditional in form.4/5(3). Internet Archive BookReader Abraham Lincoln: the prairie years and the war years Internet Archive BookReader Abraham Lincoln: the prairie years and the war years Abraham Lincoln: the prairie years and the war years.

Abraham Lincoln: The War Years encompasses volumes three to six of a six-volume biography of Abraham Lincoln by Carl Sandburg ; these volumes focus particularly on the American Civil War period.

The first two volumes, published incover Lincoln's birth through his inauguration as : Carl Sandburg. Trumpet executive editor Stephen Flurry’s Edstone Book Club resumed on January Mr. Flurry and more than 20 club members are reading the abridged version of Carl Sandburg’s six-part series on Abraham Lincoln, Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years and the War Years.The Prairie Years covers Lincoln s life from his birth to his first inauguration.

Originally printed in two volumes, the author himself has this to say about this edition, "I .For thirty years and more I have planned to make a certain portrait of Abraham Lincoln. It would sketch the country lawyer and prairie politician who was intimate with the settlers of the Knox County neighborhood where I grew up as a boy, and where I heard the talk of men and women who had eaten with Lincoln, given him a bed overnight, heard his jokes and lingo, remembered his silences and his.