The President who `freed' the slaves and held the Union together in the face of the slaveholding South's bid to create a separate Confederacy. Or was he a pragmatist whose leadership minimised the destruction of the war?.This concise biography situates Lincoln in his time and place.
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This biography of Harry Truman presents a picture of an extraordinary American President. Drawing archival material and interviews, McCullough chronicles Truman's boyhood, his entry into politics and his emergence as President. This book won the Pulitzer Prize for Biography in 1993.