Hungarian-Jewish thief, Anglican priest, social reformer, member of Parliament, crooked speculator, international spy, right-wing revolutionary - Lincoln was all of these, and more, in the course of his life. His motivation, identities and activities are discussed in this book.
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Con man, missionary, freelance spy, Buddhist abbot, international persona non grata, Lincoln was a modern-day Proteus. From his birth in turn-of-the-century Hungary to his final days in the Shanghai YMCA during World War II, he captures our interest. Lincoln's extraordinary career and global wanderings are rescued from obscurity in this engaging feat of historical detective work, which depicts him as a false messiah who shared attributes with the period's great dictators. As history, biography, or adventure, this is a fascinating book written with authority and wit. Jerry Maioli, Western Lib. Network, Olympia, Wash .
Copyright 1988 Reed Business Information, Inc.
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Descrizione libro Penguin Books, 1990. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Never used!. Codice libro della libreria P110140119469
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