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Mrs. Lincoln: a Life

By: Clinton, Catherine

Price: $11.04

Publisher: New York, NY, Harper: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004136

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Authoritative and utterly engrossing, Mrs. Lincoln is the long-awaited portrait of the woman who so richly contributed to Lincoln's life and legacy. Her story is inextricably tied with the story of America and with her husband's presidency, yet her life is an extraordinary chronicle on its own. Born in the south, she was well-educated and well-connected. The assassination of her husband haunted her for the rest of her life. Her disintegrating downward spiral resulted in a brief, and some say unjustified, traumatizing involuntary incarceration in an asylum and in Europe during her later years. ... View more info