Lincoln's speeches and writings are crafted impeccably, a testament to our history and the art of writing. With an energy and thoughtfulness unheard of in modern times, this collection will inspire and challenge. The Portable Abraham Lincoln features the great public speeches, as well as less familiar letters and memoranda. This edition includes a revised introduction, updated notes on the text, a chronology of Lincoln's life, and four new selections of his writing. 400 pages, paperback.