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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian15 Jan 2021 5:54 p.m. PST

You were asked: TMP link

What's the best birth-to-death bio on Lincoln out there?

17% said "Team of Rivals (Doris Kearns Goodwin)"
14% said "Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years and the War Years (Carl Sandburg)"
6% said "Abraham Lincoln (James M. McPherson)"

COL Scott ret15 Jan 2021 6:24 p.m. PST

Yes ToR is a good book, almost done with it now.

Frederick Supporting Member of TMP15 Jan 2021 7:37 p.m. PST

True that

Excellent read and it didn't win the Lincoln Prize and the American History Book Prize for nothin'

Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian15 Jan 2021 7:44 p.m. PST

but is it a "birth-to-death bio on Lincoln"? grin

Weddier19 Jan 2021 7:55 p.m. PST

No, not a bio, but if you're thinking of running for office, I recommend reading it.

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