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A. Lincoln by Ronald C White Jr

A. Lincoln by Ronald C. White Jr – Review

A. Lincoln is a large biography that reads like a novel. Despite being a lifelong Illinois resident (the Land of Lincoln), this is the first biography of the 16th U.S. President that I’ve read. While this book is not the most extensive bio of Lincoln,

The Naturalist Theodore Roosevelt

As a naturalist Theodore Roosevelt stands alone among U.S. presidents. The book The Naturalist: Theodore Roosevelt and the Triumph of American Natural History covers the life of the 26th President through the lens of a naturalist. Author Darrin Lunde is a museum collector and so

John Adams by David McCullough

John Adams by David McCullough – Review

John Adams is best known as the first Vice President and the second President of the United States of America. However, he was much much more. Master historian David McCullough’s John Adams was published in 2001 and earned the Pulitzer Prize in Biography or Autobiography.