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Lincoln: A Photobiography
Freedman's biography of Abraham Lincoln transcends the typical juvenile biography by incorporating features typically associated with adult biography. He quotes from primary sources and portrays Lincoln in a fair and balanced approach, discussing Lincoln's faults as well as his contributions. He begins by contrasting legends about Lincoln with the facts themselves. Especially helpful are the sections at the end of the book that include excerpts from Lin...