The Resource Mrs. Lincoln : a life, Catherine Clinton

Mrs. Lincoln : a life, Catherine Clinton

Label
Mrs. Lincoln : a life
Title
Mrs. Lincoln
Title remainder
a life
Statement of responsibility
Catherine Clinton
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Historian Catherine Clinton draws on important new research to illuminate the remarkable life of Mary Lincoln. Her story is inextricably tied with her husband's presidency, yet her life is an extraordinary chronicle on its own. From an aristocratic Kentucky family, she was an educated, well-connected Southern daughter, and when she married a Springfield lawyer she became a Northern wife--an experience mirrored by thousands of her countrywomen. The Lincolns endured many personal setbacks, including the death of a child and defeats in two Senate races. Mrs. Lincoln herself suffered scorching press attacks. The assassination of her husband haunted her for the rest of her life. Her downward spiral resulted in a brief but traumatizing involuntary incarceration in an asylum and exile in Europe during her later years. One of the most tragic and mysterious of nineteenth-century figures, Mary Lincoln and her story symbolize the pain and loss of Civil War America.--From publisher description
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
NjBwBT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Clinton, Catherine
Dewey number
  • 973.7092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
E457.25.L55
LC item number
C55 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lincoln, Mary Todd
  • Presidents' spouses
  • Lincoln, Abraham
Label
Mrs. Lincoln : a life, Catherine Clinton
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 337-394) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn294847555
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 415 pages
Isbn
9780060760410
Isbn Type
(trade pbk)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • 960601
  • (Sirsi) o294847555
  • (OCoLC)294847555
Label
Mrs. Lincoln : a life, Catherine Clinton
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 337-394) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn294847555
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 415 pages
Isbn
9780060760410
Isbn Type
(trade pbk)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • 960601
  • (Sirsi) o294847555
  • (OCoLC)294847555

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