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Father Lincoln: the untold story of Abraham Lincoln and his boys--Robert, Eddy, Willie, and Tad

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President Abraham Lincoln is known as the Great Emancipator, the Savior of the Union, and an American martyr to the people who read about him. But that was not how his sons knew him. Presidential historian Alan Manning invites readers to see not the thoughtful, burdened president delivering the Gettysburg Address to a war-torn nation, but a man quietly reading bedtime stories to his sleepy-eyed sons; and not the resolute commander-in-chief seeking out winning generals and forming war policy, but a man wrestling with his own grown son's desire to join the army and go off to war. A combination of history, biography, and family culture, this book follows Lincoln from his growing law practice in Springfield through the turbulent war years in the White House, highlighting the same challenges that many fathers face today: balancing a successful career with paternal responsibilities--a perspective largely ignored by previous Lincoln biographers, thus helping to complete the portrait of one of the most popular, significant, and complex figures in American history.
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subject_facet Fathers and sons -- Biography. -- United States
Lincoln, Abraham, -- 1809-1865 -- Family
Presidents -- Biography. -- United States
title_display Father Lincoln : the untold story of Abraham Lincoln and his boys--Robert, Eddy, Willie, and Tad
title_full Father Lincoln : the untold story of Abraham Lincoln and his boys--Robert, Eddy, Willie, and Tad / Alan Manning
Father Lincoln The Untold Story of Abraham Lincoln and His Boys—Robert, Eddy, Willie, and Tad
title_short Father Lincoln :
title_sub the untold story of Abraham Lincoln and his boys--Robert, Eddy, Willie, and Tad
topic_facet Biography & Autobiography
Family & Relationships
Fathers and sons
Lincoln, Abraham