Lincoln by Gore Vidal

The book is a historical novel that delves into the life and presidency of one of America's most iconic leaders during the tumultuous years of the Civil War. Through a blend of factual history and fictional narrative, the story provides a rich portrayal of the political, personal, and moral struggles faced by the 16th President. The novel offers a vivid depiction of the era and the complex character of the President, as he navigates the challenges of governance, emancipation, and the quest to preserve the Union, all while dealing with his own personal tragedies and the contentious figures within his cabinet.

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