Lincoln Tells a Joke: How Laughter Saved the President (and the Country)

Lincoln Tells a Joke: How Laughter Saved the President (and the Country)
Artist/Author/Cast: 
Krull, Kathleen; Innerst, Stacy (Illustrator); Brewer, Paul
ISBN: 
9780152066390

Poor Abraham Lincoln! His life was hardly fun at all. A country torn in two by war, citizens who didn't like him as president, a homely appearance--what could there possibly be to laugh about? And yet he did laugh. Lincoln wasn't just one of our greatest presidents. He was a comic storyteller and a person who could lighten a grim situation with a clever quip. This unusual biography of Lincoln highlights his life and presidency, focusing on what made his sense of humor so distinctive--and so necessary to surviving his tough life and times.

Description: 

A biography of one of America's greatest presidents, focusing on his use of wit and humor, and his love of language.

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Call Number: 
J973.7092 K944L 2010

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