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Lincoln at Home: Two Glimpses of Abraham Lincoln's Family Life

by Donald, David Herbert
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Retail Price: $11.00
Issue: Spring 2004
ISBN: 0743211421

One of the foremost Lincoln scholars in the country, Donald concentrates on Lincoln as a husband and a father in the midst of his political career and as a wartime president. Abraham Lincoln and his family are portrayed as devoted to one another, amidst demands of public life that Mary Todd Lincoln termed a "hideous nightmare." Correspondence¨sometimes affectionate, sometimes practical¨between the Lincolns and their children is appended. This is the first time the book is available in paperback.

review of Lincoln at Home: Two Glimpses of Abraham Lincoln's Family Life, by Donald, David Herbert, Civil War Book Review, (Spring 2004).