A well orchestrated examination of Lincoln s changing views of slavery, bringing unforeseeable twists and a fresh sense of improbability to a familiar story. --The 2011 Pulitzer Prize Committee
About the Author
Eric Foner's major works reshaped the fields of Civil War and Reconstruction history, and won the Bancroft, Parkman, and Los Angeles Times Book prizes. He is the DeWitt Clinton Professor of History at Columbia University.