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Abraham Lincoln was a lawyer as well as a politician, and throughout his life he was a writer of letters, speeches and legal arguments. This biography demonstrates how America's 16th president used language both as a vehicle to express complex ideas and feelings and as an instrument of persuasion and empowerment. It also offers an especially timely reminder that the careful and honest use of words is essential to a successful democracy. Felt-tip mark on lower trimmed edge.