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The Resource Lincoln's melancholy : how depression challenged a president and fueled his greatness, Joshua Wolf Shenk

Lincoln's melancholy : how depression challenged a president and fueled his greatness, Joshua Wolf Shenk

Label
Lincoln's melancholy : how depression challenged a president and fueled his greatness
Title
Lincoln's melancholy
Title remainder
how depression challenged a president and fueled his greatness
Statement of responsibility
Joshua Wolf Shenk
Title variation
  • How depression challenged a president and fueled his greatness
  • Lincolns melancholy
Title variation remainder
how depression challenged a president and fueled his greatness
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A reassessment of the life of Abraham Lincoln argues that America's sixteenth president suffered from depression and explains how Lincoln used the coping strategies he had developed to face the crises of the Civil War and personal tragedy
Writing style
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2005
Biography type
individual biography
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159147
Cataloging source
DLC
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Shenk, Joshua Wolf
Dewey number
  • 973.7092
  • 920
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Presidents
Target audience
adult
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how depression challenged a president and fueled his greatness
Label
Lincoln's melancholy : how depression challenged a president and fueled his greatness, Joshua Wolf Shenk
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [300]-322) and index
Contents
The community said he was crazy -- A fearful gift -- I am now the most miserable man living -- A self-made man -- A misfortune, not a fault -- The reign of reason -- The vents of my moods and gloom -- Its precise shape and color -- The fiery trial through which we pass -- Comes wisdom to us
Control code
ocm59881913
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
350 p.
Isbn
9780618551163
Lccn
2005009653
Other control number
9780618551163
System control number
(Sirsi) ADS-3490
Label
Lincoln's melancholy : how depression challenged a president and fueled his greatness, Joshua Wolf Shenk
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [300]-322) and index
Contents
The community said he was crazy -- A fearful gift -- I am now the most miserable man living -- A self-made man -- A misfortune, not a fault -- The reign of reason -- The vents of my moods and gloom -- Its precise shape and color -- The fiery trial through which we pass -- Comes wisdom to us
Control code
ocm59881913
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
350 p.
Isbn
9780618551163
Lccn
2005009653
Other control number
9780618551163
System control number
(Sirsi) ADS-3490

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