The electrifying story of Abraham Lincoln's rise to greatness during the most perilous year in our nation's history.
466 p.,  p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 25 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
David von Drehle is the author of three previous books, including the award-winning Triangle , a history of the Triangle shirtwaist factory fire that The New York Times called "social history at its best." An editor-at-large at Time magazine, he and his family live in Kansas City, Missouri.