Lincoln's Other White House
The Untold Story of the Man and His Presidency
By (author) Elizabeth Brownstein
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Lincoln's Other White House by Elizabeth Brownstein
Book DescriptionThe Lincolns spent the summer of 1862 north of the White House at the Soldiers' Home. The lush, cool hill overlooking the squalid capital promised the Lincolns an escape from the 'city of stink.' Despite fears about Lincoln's vulnerability in the secluded place, Lincoln spent a quarter of his presidency at the Soldiers' Home. But until the National Trust for Historic Preservation began restoring the cottage, little had been done to explore this missing link in Lincoln's life. Elizabeth Smith Brownstein fills in a critical gap. Using diaries, letters, and eyewitness accounts, she provides unusual perspectives on Lincoln's relationships, traces the evolution of Lincoln's image, examines the Lincoln marriage, and more. Lincoln's Other White House is a vivid evocation of a turbulent era, and an intimate portrait of the still elusive president.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780471485858
(247mm x 163mm x 24mm)
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Publish Date: 1-Feb-2005
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Elizabeth Brownstein
ELIZABETH SMITH BROWNSTEIN is a researcher, writer, and producer of cultural documentaries and public affairs programs. She is also the author of If This House Could Talk ... : Historic Homes, Extraordinary Americans.
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