The Resource Land of Lincoln : adventures in Abe's America, Andrew Ferguson, (electronic resource)

Land of Lincoln : adventures in Abe's America, Andrew Ferguson, (electronic resource)

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Land of Lincoln : adventures in Abe's America
Title
Land of Lincoln
Title remainder
adventures in Abe's America
Statement of responsibility
Andrew Ferguson
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Language
eng
Summary
Abraham Lincoln was our greatest president and perhaps the most influential American who ever lived. But what is his place in our country today? In Land of Lincoln, Andrew Ferguson packs his bags and embarks on a journey to the heart of contemporary Lincoln Nation, where he encounters a world as funny as it is poignant, and a population as devoted as it is colorful. In small-town Indiana, Ferguson drops in on the national conference of Lincoln presenters, 175 grown men who make their living (sort of) by impersonating their hero. He meets the premier collectors of Lincoln memorabilia, prized items of which include Lincoln's chamber pot, locks of his hair, and pages from a boyhood schoolbook. He takes his wife and children on a trip across the long-defunct Lincoln Heritage Trail, a driving tour of landmarks from Lincoln's life. This book is an entertaining, unexpected, and big-hearted celebration of Lincoln's enduring influence on our country-and the people who help keep his spirit alive
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1956-
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Ferguson, Andrew
Dewey number
973.7092
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Ferguson, Andrew
  • Electronic books
  • Presidents
  • Public opinion
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
Land of Lincoln : adventures in Abe's America, Andrew Ferguson, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781555848514
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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  • c
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12209562
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MWT12209562
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Land of Lincoln : adventures in Abe's America, Andrew Ferguson, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781555848514
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
12209562
Publisher number
MWT12209562
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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