The Resource Courting Mr. Lincoln : a novel, Louis Bayard

Courting Mr. Lincoln : a novel, Louis Bayard

Label
Courting Mr. Lincoln : a novel
Title
Courting Mr. Lincoln
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Louis Bayard
Title variation
Courting Mister Lincoln
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"When Mary Todd meets Abraham Lincoln in Springfield in the winter of 1840, he is on no one's shortlist to be president. Rough and reticent, he's a country lawyer lacking money and manners, living above a dry goods shop, but with a gift for oratory. Mary, a quick, self-possessed debutante with a tireless interest in debates and elections, at first finds him an enigma. 'I can only hope,' she tells his roommate, the handsome, charming Joshua Speed, 'that his waters being so very still, they also run deep.' It's not long, though, before she sees the Lincoln that Speed knows: a man who, despite his awkwardness, is amiable and profound, with a gentle wit to match his genius and a respect for her keen political mind. But as her relationship with Lincoln deepens, she must confront his inseparable friendship with Speed, who has taught his roommate how to dance, dress, and navigate the polite society of Springfield. Told in the alternating voices of Mary Todd and Joshua Speed, and rich with historical detail, Courting Mr. Lincoln creates a sympathetic and complex portrait of Mary unlike any that has come before; a moving portrayal of the deep and very real connection between the two men; and most of all, an evocation of the unformed man who would grow into one of the nation's most beloved presidents"--Container cover
Cataloging source
APL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bayard, Louis
Dewey number
813/.54
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Tavia Gilbert and Robert Fass
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gilbert, Tavia
  • Fass, Robert
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lincoln, Mary Todd
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Speed, Joshua F.
  • Courtship
  • Springfield (Ill.)
  • Springfield (Ill.)
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Courting Mr. Lincoln : a novel, Louis Bayard
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from container
  • Duration: 13:30:00
  • Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
11 audio discs (13 hr., 30 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781684571666
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
CD audio
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1100418766
  • 2004717
  • (OCoLC)on1100418766
  • (Pol)2004717
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Courting Mr. Lincoln : a novel, Louis Bayard
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from container
  • Duration: 13:30:00
  • Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
11 audio discs (13 hr., 30 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781684571666
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
CD audio
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1100418766
  • 2004717
  • (OCoLC)on1100418766
  • (Pol)2004717
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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