Two Book Set: A Short Biography of Abraham Lincoln and A Short Biography of Mary Lincoln
by Erin Carlson Mast
New, hard-cover, two book set. Publication date 2017.
Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States, courageously brought our country successfully through the Civil War by fighting to uphold the Constitution and signed the 13th Amendment, making slavery illegal. From humble beginnings and largely self-educated, he was a master strategist. The great man was assassinated within days of the end of the Civil War. The Short Biographies series from Applewood’s Benna Books imprint features short, intriguing, and entertaining biographies of world-renowned figures.
Mary Todd Lincoln entered her life as First Lady just as the United States was tearing itself apart and entering into the Civil War. The tragedies of this war―coupled with her personal tragedies―peaked with the assassination of her husband, President Abraham Lincoln. She was well-educated, witty, and controversial. The Short Biographies series from Applewood’s Benna Books imprint features short, intriguing, and entertaining biographies of world-renowned figures.