Last edited by Brakazahn
Friday, July 17, 2020 | History

7 edition of A Present for Mr. Lincoln found in the catalog.

A Present for Mr. Lincoln

The Story of Savannah from Secession to Sherman

by Alexander A. Lawrence

  • 112 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Oglethorpe Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States - Civil War,
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • History: American,
  • History - General History,
  • History - U.S.

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages321
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8716864M
    ISBN 101891495003
    ISBN 109781891495007
    OCLC/WorldCa38497220

    Like some of Dickens's novels, Savannah has an alternative title, A Gift for Mr. Lincoln. Which title do you prefer? Can you think of other possible alternative titles? 4. In the s, Dickens wrote contemporary fiction while Jakes writes historical fiction set in the same period. To the present-day reader, both writers are relating history. Buy Savannah: A Gift for Mr. Lincoln by John Jakes online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop Range: $ - $

    The author of sixteen consecutive New York Times bestsellers sets his sights on the jewel of the South-Savannah-and brings it to life in his inimitable style. Georgia, Sherman's army marches from Atlanta to the sea. In its path, the charming old city of Savannah where the Lester ladies -- attractive widowed Sara and her feisty twelve-year-old daughter Hattie -- struggle to save the Book Edition: Abridged. Title: Savannah: Or A Gift For Mr. Lincoln Format: Mass Market Paperback Product dimensions: pages, X X in Shipping dimensions: pages, X X in Published: September 6, Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group Language: English.

    Get this from a library! Savannah, or, A gift for Mr. Lincoln: a novel. [John Jakes] -- As Sherman's army marches across Georgia in , the Lester ladies of Savannah struggle . Buy Savannah: Or a Gift for Mr. Lincoln by John Jakes online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 3 editions - starting at $ Shop now.


Share this book
You might also like
Effective Phrases for Performance Appraisals

Effective Phrases for Performance Appraisals

A paraphrase and annotations upon all St. Pauls Epistles

A paraphrase and annotations upon all St. Pauls Epistles

Town and country houses

Town and country houses

The early Middle Ages, 500-1000.

The early Middle Ages, 500-1000.

Wild Mountain Thyme

Wild Mountain Thyme

Handbook of integrated-circuit operational amplifiers.

Handbook of integrated-circuit operational amplifiers.

Meeting health needs

Meeting health needs

The castle

The castle

Mail-Order Brood (Greatest Texas Love Stories of all Time, Heading To the Hitchin Post)

Mail-Order Brood (Greatest Texas Love Stories of all Time, Heading To the Hitchin Post)

Wildlife of Bangladesh

Wildlife of Bangladesh

Careers for women

Careers for women

educable mentally retarded student in the secondary school.

educable mentally retarded student in the secondary school.

The 2000 Import and Export Market for Unagglomerated Peat in Canada (World Trade Report)

The 2000 Import and Export Market for Unagglomerated Peat in Canada (World Trade Report)

A Present for Mr. Lincoln by Alexander A. Lawrence Download PDF EPUB FB2

Savannah, or A Gift for Mr. Lincoln book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Georgia Sherman's army marches inexorabl /5. This item: Savannah: Or a Gift for Mr. Lincoln by John Jakes Mass Market Paperback $ Only 7 left in stock (more on the way).

Ships from and sold by The Gods of Newport by John Jakes Mass Market Paperback $ Only 3 left in stock (more on the way)/5(68). The Paperback of the Savannah: Or a Gift for Mr. Lincoln by John Jakes at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Publish your book Pages:   This book covers Savannah from the beginning of the war until Sherman marches in virtually unopposed in December ofin time to preesnt the city as a Christmas gift to President Lincoln.

The A Present for Mr. Lincoln book is based upon many diaries, manuscripts, etc., from both sides in the conflict, and the contemporaneousness of the writings add immeasurably to /5(2). The subtitle, A GIFT FOR MR.

LINCOLN, is in reference to the famous telegraph sent by General William T. Sherman on Decemannouncing that Savannah had been captured by the North and was being offered to President Lincoln as a Christmas gift.

What is most important in SAVANNAH are not the battles or the soldiers who fought them/5(69). Savannah: Or a Gift for Mr. Lincoln - Kindle edition by Jakes, John.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Savannah: Or a Gift for Mr.

Lincoln/5(69). Buy a cheap copy of Savannah: Or a Gift For Mr. Lincoln book by John Jakes. Georgia Sherman's army marches inexorably from Atlanta to the sea. In its path: the charming old city of Savannah, where the Lester ladies-attractive widow Free shipping over $/5(5).

Courting Mr. Lincoln is an essential read: it makes the past a human place.” —Christopher Bollen, author of The Destroyers “At its heart, Courting Mr.

Lincoln is an intimate portrayal of this complicated and compassionate romantic triangle. By the end of the novel, who’s courting Lincoln remains a delicious mystery.”Reviews: From the prizewinning author of Mr.

Timothy and The Pale Blue Eye comes Courting Mr. Lincoln, the page-turning and surprising story of a young Abraham Lincoln and the two people who loved him best: a sparky, marriageable Mary Todd and Lincoln’s best friend, Joshua Speed. When Mary Todd meets Abraham Lincoln in Springfield in the winter ofhe is on no one's shortlist t/5().

Excerpt Courting Mr. Lincoln. had a notion of running upstairs to Mary's bedroom and mending themselves before the looking glass. But the back stairs were blocked by kegs, and Mercy was anxious about leaving Mr. Conkling alone for too long, and so they were just inching back into the main hall when a gentleman guest, leaning indolently against the wall, chose that moment to swivel round.

There’s pillow talk in “Courting Mr. Lincoln,” Louis Bayard’s speculative-history novel, but it doesn’t take place between the man who would become a U.S. president and his wife, Mary Todd. SAVANNAH: Or A GIFT FOR MR.

LINCOLN, by John Jakes, is a departure from the usual historical fiction novel for which he is known. Those who have read the Kent Family Chronicles or the North and South trilogy will find that SAVANNAH has a different feel to it. Book/Item: A Present for Mr.

Lincoln: The Story of Savannah From Secession to Sherman. Fair: A used book with a moderate to large amount of obvious wear, tear, fading and/or foxing. Endpapers may be missing or torn. About Savannah: Or a Gift for Mr. Lincoln. Georgia Sherman’s army marches inexorably from Atlanta to the sea.

In its path: the charming old city of Savannah, where the Lester ladies-attractive widow Sara and her feisty twelve-year-old daughter Hattie-struggle to save the family rice plantation.

Courting Mr. Lincoln is a recommended book club book. Inspired by history, the novel creates a complex portrait of Mary Todd Lincoln and the president’s close friend. Recommending new books each month to spark lively conversation. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Savannah A Novel: Or a Gift for Mr.

Lincoln by John Jakes (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at 5/5(1). Savannah: A Gift for Mr. Lincoln by John Jakes starting at $ Savannah: A Gift for Mr.

Lincoln has 2 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace. Get this from a library. Savannah, or, A gift for Mr.

Lincoln: a novel. [John Jakes] -- As Sherman's army marches from Atlanta to the sea inthe city of Savannah lies directly in its path, threatening the livelihood of widow Sara Lester and her twelve-year-old daughter Hattie, who. Savannah: Or a Gift for Mr. Lincoln by John Jakes About the Book The author of sixteen consecutive New York Times bestsellers, called by the Los Angeles Times "the godfather of the historical novel," now brings to life an almost-forgotten moment in the Civil War.

Georgia, Sherman's army marches inexorably from Atlanta to the sea. John Jakes - Savannah, or a Gift for Mr. Lincoln. Praise for the novels of John Jakes Savannah “[Savannah] is a charming, light, old-fashioned, Dickensian morality play with golden-curled heroines and villains so evil they do everything but twirl their mustaches.

Savannah: Or a Gift for Mr. Lincoln by John Jakes The author of sixteen consecutive New York Times bestsellers, called by the Los Angeles Times "the godfather of the historical novel," now brings to life an almost-forgotten moment in the Civil War.Get this from a library!

Savannah, or, A gift for Mr. Lincoln: a novel. [John Jakes] -- As Sherman's army marches across Georgia inthe Lester ladies of Savannah struggle to save their family's rice plantation.

Georgia, Sherman's army marches inexorably from Atlanta to the.Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lawrence, Alexander A., Present for Mr. Lincoln.

Macon [Ga.] Ardivan Press [].