Leadership - Valerie Bodden Kluge (10-0014) May 19, 2010...

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Valerie Bodden Kluge (10-0014) May 19, 2010 Leadership Lincoln Book Review The Detailed Description of A Great Man When thinking about Abraham Lincoln the first words that tend to come up to people’s mind are slavery abolition, top hat and president. Not much of Lincoln’s personal life is known generally, and what a mistake that is. After reading Lincoln, elegantly and extremely detailed biography written by author David Herbert Donald, one gains a totally different perspective of President Lincoln’s life. Written in a completely different way than any typical biography, the author decided to use a less didactic, and rather more personal tone and diction, while at the same time giving detailed descriptions, evidence while linking events and ideas together. It was very interesting to read about how a privileged child developed into being one of the greatest leaders of all time. As readers make their way throughout the book, they find themselves thinking as Lincoln though. The manner in which Herbert decided
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