A novel about Vivian, a young Irish girl sent by rail from a New York City tenement to Minnesota in the early 1900s. She was one of thousands of abandoned children sent to live with rural families for a better life. But not all ended up in loving homes.
The story of Abraham Lincoln’s rise to greatness in 1862, America’s most perilous year.
- David Von Drehle author of "Triangle" and editor-at-large at Time magazine.
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Excerpt from “Rise to Greatness: Abraham Lincoln and America’s Most Perilous Year” by David Von Drehle. Copyright 2012 by David Von Drehle. Reprinted here by permission of Henry Holt and Co. All rights reserved.
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