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Author Ecelbarger, Gary L., 1962-

Title The great comeback : how Abraham Lincoln beat the odds to win the Republican nomination / Gary Ecelbarger.

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. New York : Thomas Dunne Books, 2008.
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 Naper Blvd. Adult Biography  973.7092 LIN    AVAILABLE
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Description xii, 286 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-273) and index.
Contents Bloomington, IL: Dec 1858 -- Recovery -- Divided house -- Chase's backyard -- The giant killer -- Birth of a boom -- Winter heat -- Seward's backyard -- The candidate -- The rail splitter -- Convention week -- The Wigwam -- The nominee.
Subject Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Political career before 1861.
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
Presidents -- Election -- 1860.
Political campaigns -- History -- 19th century.
Presidential candidates -- Biography.
Presidents -- Biography.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1857-1861.
ISBN 9780312374136 (alk. paper)
0312374135 (alk. paper)
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