A Portrait of a Great Leader
The oft-used expression “brings to life" has been used before about books on Lincoln as a vague way of speaking, but it is a very accurate way of speaking about Jerome Charyn's novel as we listen to Abe Lincoln speak to us in the first person for 456 pages.
"I Am Abraham: A Novel of Lincoln and the Civil War,"
Civil War Book Review: Vol. 16
Available at: https://repository.lsu.edu/cwbr/vol16/iss2/8