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Looking for Lincoln
By Philip B. Kunhardt III, Peter W. Kunhardt and Peter W. Kunhardt Jr. Knopf
The sequel to "Lincoln: An Illustrated Biography" (1992), this impressive coffee-table book outlines the tumultuous half-century after the 16th president's assassination and explores the impact of his legacy on global politics, race relations and the people who knew him best.
"He saw the absurdity of asking men to fight for a Government which should degrade them, and the meanness of enfranchising enemies and disenfranchising friends."
-- From Frederick Douglass, 1865
The Kunhardt trio offers up yet another impeccably designed and meticulously researched package, full of never-seen-before photographs and personal anecdotes that impart a fascinating and unbiased portrait of the heroic statesman. A timely read!