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The Resource Giant in the shadows : the life of Robert T. Lincoln, Jason Emerson

Giant in the shadows : the life of Robert T. Lincoln, Jason Emerson

Label
Giant in the shadows : the life of Robert T. Lincoln
Title
Giant in the shadows
Title remainder
the life of Robert T. Lincoln
Statement of responsibility
Jason Emerson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Emerson, after nearly ten years of research, draws upon previously unavailable materials to offer the first truly definitive biography of the famous lawyer, businessman, and statesman who, much more than merely the son of Americas most famous president, made his own indelible mark on one of the most progressive and dynamic eras in United States history
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1975-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Emerson, Jason
Dewey number
  • 973.7092
  • B
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E664.L63
LC item number
E48 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lincoln, Robert Todd
  • Children of presidents
  • United States
  • Ambassadors
  • Lawyers
Label
Giant in the shadows : the life of Robert T. Lincoln, Jason Emerson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 553-584) and index
Contents
Introduction -- "I was born in the Globe Tavern" -- "Is bicarb a swear word" -- "The most profitable [year] of my life" -- "Robert Lincoln has been dubbed the prince of rails!" -- "He is only Mr. Robert Lincoln, of Cambridge" -- "A very dreadful night" -- "I feel utterly without spirit or courage" -- "One of the most promising young men of the West" -- "I am likely to have a great deal of trouble" -- "I am in better shape than most" -- "I have done my duty as I best know" -- "I could have stopped this scheme with little trouble" -- "I don't want to be Minister to England or anywhere else" -- "How many hours of sorrow have I passed in this town" -- "The best Secretary of War since Jefferson Davis" -- "I am not a candidate" -- "I expect only the greatest satisfaction" -- "I don't want to be nobody nor nothink except a Chicago shyster" -- "As much a man of destiny as his lamented father" -- "Minister Lincoln was quietness personified" -- "What would his father say?" -- "I am now a Vermont farmer!" -- "My filial gratitude cannot find adequate expression" -- "I am now enjoying life" -- "He simply went to sleep" -- Epilogue: "His own place in the sun"
Control code
ocn706965661
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiv, 600 p.
Isbn
9780809330553
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2011008852
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1494647
  • (OCoLC)706965661
Label
Giant in the shadows : the life of Robert T. Lincoln, Jason Emerson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 553-584) and index
Contents
Introduction -- "I was born in the Globe Tavern" -- "Is bicarb a swear word" -- "The most profitable [year] of my life" -- "Robert Lincoln has been dubbed the prince of rails!" -- "He is only Mr. Robert Lincoln, of Cambridge" -- "A very dreadful night" -- "I feel utterly without spirit or courage" -- "One of the most promising young men of the West" -- "I am likely to have a great deal of trouble" -- "I am in better shape than most" -- "I have done my duty as I best know" -- "I could have stopped this scheme with little trouble" -- "I don't want to be Minister to England or anywhere else" -- "How many hours of sorrow have I passed in this town" -- "The best Secretary of War since Jefferson Davis" -- "I am not a candidate" -- "I expect only the greatest satisfaction" -- "I don't want to be nobody nor nothink except a Chicago shyster" -- "As much a man of destiny as his lamented father" -- "Minister Lincoln was quietness personified" -- "What would his father say?" -- "I am now a Vermont farmer!" -- "My filial gratitude cannot find adequate expression" -- "I am now enjoying life" -- "He simply went to sleep" -- Epilogue: "His own place in the sun"
Control code
ocn706965661
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiv, 600 p.
Isbn
9780809330553
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2011008852
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1494647
  • (OCoLC)706965661

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