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Rise to Greatness: Abraham Lincoln and America's Most Perilous Year

by David Von Drehle
Picador, September 2013   ISBN: 978-125003780-0
Price: $20.00

“Von Drehle’s polished style and sense of drama will appeal to general readers interested in this formative time in American history…Von Drehle makes a strong case that Lincoln’s remarkable development both as a military strategist and as a political genius occurred during [1862], laying the groundwork for eventual Union triumph.”—Library Journal

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