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Citizen of New Salem (Abraham Lincoln as a Young Man)
Citizen of New Salem - Abraham Lincoln as a Young Man
Author: Paul Horgan
A moving portrait of the young Abraham Lincoln, the book chronicles the years of self-discovery in the frontier village of New Salem, Illinois. Lincoln was twenty-one when he came there as a flatboatman, working For Denton Offutt, whose boat he had navigated down the Sangamon and Mississippi to New Orleans. When he left New Salem for Springfield...  more »
ISBN: 224891
Publication Date: 1961
Pages: 90
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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Cudahy
Book Type: Hardcover
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I love Paul Horgan's writing style and word usage. He did a grand job of telling the story of Lincoln's early years in a charming and delightful way. The book is short and only deals with the New Salem years. Well worth the short time it took to read.


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