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Author Lowry, Rich.

Title Lincoln unbound : how an ambitious young railsplitter saved the American dream-- and how we can do it again / Rich Lowry.

Publisher New York : Broadside Books, c2013.
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Edition 1st ed.
Description x, 271 p. ; 24 cm.
Summary Traces Abraham Lincoln's ambitious climb from a provincial upstart to political powerhouse and shows how the lessons of Lincoln, who lived the American dream and succeeded in opening it for others, must be applied today to preserve a fluid economy in which individuals can thrive.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : "an inestimable jewel" : Lincoln's America -- "An ambition that knew no rest" : young man on the make -- "The sober, industrious, thriving people" : a devoted Whig -- "The true system" : the genius of American capitalism -- "Our fathers" : the Lincoln-Douglas debates and the purpose of America -- "A great empire" : Lincoln's vision realized -- "Work, work, work" : recovering the Lincoln ethic.
Subject Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Political and social views.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Ethics.
Presidents -- United States -- Biography.
Free enterprise -- United States.
American Dream.
Call # 973.7092 LOWRY
ISBN 9780062123787 (hc. : alk. paper)
0062123785 (hc. : alk. paper)
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