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BOOK REVIEW: ‘Abraham Lincoln': Brief, but packed with information

Published 02/10/2009, McClatchy Newspapers

Feb. 12 marks the 200th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's birth, and you could fill many a stovepipe hat with the bevy of books recently released in honor of that occasion. Among them is a slim little volume, titled simply "Abraham Lincoln" and penned by one of the country's best Civil War historians, James McPherson, who won the Pulitzer Prize in 1988 for his work "Battle Cry of Freedom."

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