With Malice Toward None: A Biography of Abraham Lincoln by Stephen B. OatesWith Malice Toward None: A Biography of Abraham Lincoln by Stephen B. Oates

With Malice Toward None: A Biography of Abraham Lincoln

byStephen B. Oates

Paperback | February 8, 2011

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“Full, fair, and accurate. . . . Certainly the most objective biography of Lincoln ever written.” —Pulitzer Prize-winner David Herbert Donald, New York Times Book Review

From preeminent Civil War historian Stephen B. Oates comes the book the Washington Post hails as “the standard one-volume biography of Lincoln.” Oates’ With Malice Toward None is recognized as the seminal biography of the Sixteenth President, by one of America’s most prominent historians.
Stephen B. Oates is a professor emeritus of history at the University of Massachusetts–Amherst. His books includeLet the Trumpet Sound: A Life of Martin Luther King, Jr.andWith Malice Toward None: A Life of Abraham Lincoln. Oates has been awarded numerous honors, including a Guggenheim Fellowship, Robert F. Kennedy Book Award, and Nevi...
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Title:With Malice Toward None: A Biography of Abraham LincolnFormat:PaperbackDimensions:544 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.87 inPublished:February 8, 2011Publisher:HarperCollins

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ISBN - 10:0060924713

ISBN - 13:9780060924713

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from one of the top 3 Oates is an excellent writer: concise, prosaic, moving and eloquent. His bio of Martin Luther King, for example, is also a masterpiece. I suppose some will always vouch for Lord Charnwood & I haven't read all of the newer bios of Lincoln. But Oates writes with such force, passion and erudition it is impossible to see who could surpass him. One of the top 3, if not number 1.
Date published: 2000-02-01

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This masterful and moving biography follows Lincoln's bitter struggle with poverty, his self-made success in business and law, his early disappointing political career, and his leadership as President during one of America's most turbulent periods. 48 halftone illustrations.

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“Hailed as the best one-volume biography of Lincoln”