Lincoln Raw: a biographical novel

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9780578077680: Lincoln Raw: a biographical novel

Experience the personal story of a man who changed the world.

A melancholy poet weathers tragedy, abuse, and self-doubt to keep a sacred promise.


Included in the Lincoln Collection of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library.
Seven-year-old Abraham Lincoln's boyhood dies when his father drags their family from the relative comfort of Kentucky into an unforgiving Indiana wilderness. While suffering rebuke for teaching himself to read and write, Abraham endures rumors of illegitimate birth, escapes death a half-dozen times, labors to repay his father's debts, and grieves the deaths of his infant brother, angel mother, precious sister, and beloved sweetheart.

By his early thirties, he casts off his parents' religion, becomes estranged from his closest friend, and loses faith in his own character when he breaks an engagement to marry a woman he doesn't love. He spirals into life-threatening depression. In the prime of life, unable to keep a pledge made to his dying mother to become someone special, he wrestles with self-doubt, abandons politics, and resigns himself to a life of mediocrity. But when his long-time rival opens the door for slavery's expansion across half the globe, Lincoln faces the greatest challenge of his life--his beloved country is being ripped apart.

Grounded in historical record, the story is enriched by insights gleaned from the works of prominent Lincoln biographers.

Praise for Lincoln Raw:

This is story-telling of a high order. -Chris Robinson, author of The Black Gun.

Impeccably written ... rock solid scholarship ... the humanity of this most humane of men touches my heart and uplifts my soul.--Kathleen Kelly Garlock, author of Gone for a Soldier.

... a monumental undertaking ... great success. --John Phillip, author of Lady on the Cliff.

A masterful piece of writing. --Darius Stransky, author of The King's Jew.

... an extremely well written insight into the personality of Lincoln - turning him into a living breathing person, rather than just a historical figure. --Kate Murdoch, author of Stone Circle.

Many speculate about the causes of Lincoln's "melancholy" but Fowler makes the reader feel them. --John C. Gregory, author of The Schomburgk Line.

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About the Author:

The bestselling author of Ripples - a novel, Lincoln Raw - a biographical novel, and Lincoln’s Diary - a novel of suspense, DL Fowler travels inside people’s heads and invites readers along for the ride. Fowler spent his childhood in northwest Georgia and lived his teenage years in in the shadow of Redlands California's Lincoln Shrine. During summers, while working as a camp counselor, he backpacked through the San Gorgonio Wilderness. After graduating from University of Southern California with a BA in Humanities, he earned an MBA from California State University - San Bernardino, and pursued a career in finance. He now makes his home in picturesque Gig Harbor, Washington and travels frequently to America's heartland.

Review:

Lincoln Raw is a deftly written biographical novel of extraordinary complexity that will leave the reader fully entertained and reflecting on it long after this outstanding book has been finished and set back upon the shelf. This is the stuff of which block-buster movies are made! [Midwest Book Review]

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Descrizione libro Harbor Hill Publishing, United States, 2014. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Heather Steward Fowler (illustratore). Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. Experience the personal story of a man who changed the world. A melancholy poet weathers tragedy, abuse, and self-doubt to keep a sacred promise. Included in the Lincoln Collection of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Abraham Lincoln is inescapably human, reliving the gauntlet of tragedy and abuse that should have consumed him, exposing his private reasons for standing firm on the brink of war. Seven-year-old Abraham Lincoln s boyhood dies when his father drags their family from the relative comfort of Kentucky into an unforgiving Indiana wilderness. While suffering rebuke for teaching himself to read and write, Abraham endures rumors of illegitimate birth, escapes death a half-dozen times, labors to repay his father s debts, and grieves the deaths of his infant brother, angel mother, precious sister, and beloved sweetheart. By his early thirties, he casts off his parents religion, becomes estranged from his closest friend, and loses faith in his own character when he breaks an engagement to marry a woman he doesn t love. He spirals into life-threatening depression. In the prime of life, unable to keep a pledge made to his dying mother to become someone special, he wrestles with self-doubt, abandons politics, and resigns himself to a life of mediocrity. But when his long-time rival opens the door for slavery s expansion across half the globe, Lincoln faces the greatest challenge of his life-his beloved country is being ripped apart. Grounded in historical record, the story is enriched by insights gleaned from the works of prominent Lincoln biographers. Praise for Lincoln Raw: This is story-telling of a high order. -Chris Robinson, author of The Black Gun Impeccably written . rock solid scholarship . the humanity of this most humane of men touches my heart and uplifts my soul.-Kathleen Kelly Garlock, author of Gone for a Soldier . a monumental undertaking . great success. -John Phillip, author of Lady on the Cliff. A masterful piece of writing. -Darius Stransky, author of The King s Jew . an extremely well written insight into the personality of Lincoln - turning him into a living breathing person, rather than just a historical figure. -Kate Murdoch, author of Stone Circle Many speculate about the causes of Lincoln s melancholy but Fowler makes the reader feel them. -John C. Gregory, author of The Schomburgk Line. Codice libro della libreria APC9780578077680

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Descrizione libro Harbor Hill Publishing, United States, 2014. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Heather Steward Fowler (illustratore). Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.Experience the personal story of a man who changed the world. A melancholy poet weathers tragedy, abuse, and self-doubt to keep a sacred promise. Included in the Lincoln Collection of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Abraham Lincoln is inescapably human, reliving the gauntlet of tragedy and abuse that should have consumed him, exposing his private reasons for standing firm on the brink of war. Seven-year-old Abraham Lincoln s boyhood dies when his father drags their family from the relative comfort of Kentucky into an unforgiving Indiana wilderness. While suffering rebuke for teaching himself to read and write, Abraham endures rumors of illegitimate birth, escapes death a half-dozen times, labors to repay his father s debts, and grieves the deaths of his infant brother, angel mother, precious sister, and beloved sweetheart. By his early thirties, he casts off his parents religion, becomes estranged from his closest friend, and loses faith in his own character when he breaks an engagement to marry a woman he doesn t love. He spirals into life-threatening depression. In the prime of life, unable to keep a pledge made to his dying mother to become someone special, he wrestles with self-doubt, abandons politics, and resigns himself to a life of mediocrity. But when his long-time rival opens the door for slavery s expansion across half the globe, Lincoln faces the greatest challenge of his life-his beloved country is being ripped apart. Grounded in historical record, the story is enriched by insights gleaned from the works of prominent Lincoln biographers. Praise for Lincoln Raw: This is story-telling of a high order. -Chris Robinson, author of The Black Gun Impeccably written . rock solid scholarship . the humanity of this most humane of men touches my heart and uplifts my soul.-Kathleen Kelly Garlock, author of Gone for a Soldier . a monumental undertaking . great success. -John Phillip, author of Lady on the Cliff. A masterful piece of writing. -Darius Stransky, author of The King s Jew . an extremely well written insight into the personality of Lincoln - turning him into a living breathing person, rather than just a historical figure. -Kate Murdoch, author of Stone Circle Many speculate about the causes of Lincoln s melancholy but Fowler makes the reader feel them. -John C. Gregory, author of The Schomburgk Line. Codice libro della libreria APC9780578077680

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