This handsomely illustrated volume commemorates Abraham Lincoln's 200th birthday and gives rare insight into the President who shook the world. This is the official book of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum (ALPLM), its pages offering stories, anecdotes, and never-before-seen images and artifacts from the museum's vault.
Every page reflects the humor, integrity, and unique style of leadership that made Abe Lincoln a legend. Quote boxes reveal his sayings and cartoons give a glimpse of him from domestic and foreign shores; sidebars highlight archaeological discoveries.
Karen Kostyal, former editor of National Geographic magazine and National Geographic Books, has written more than a dozen books on biography, history, natural history, and photography, including Stonewall Jackson: A Life Portrait, Trial by Ice: A Photobiography of Ernest Shackleton, Songcatchers, and Field of Battle: The Civil War Letters of Thomas Hasley.