Lincoln road trip : the back-roads guide to America's favorite president / Jane Simon Ammeson.

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    • Abstract:
      Summary: This travel guide not only includes the stories behind the quintessential Lincoln sites, but also takes the reader off the beaten path to lesser-known historical places associated with the president.
    • Content Notes:
      Preface and acknowledgments -- Prologue -- In the beginning: the Lincoln heritage -- Bardstown and Bourbon -- Lexington, Kentucky: Athens of the West -- Southeastern Indiana trails -- Southwestern indiana: a life in Little Pigeon Creek -- Lincoln in Illinois: a river runs through it -- Other places along the way -- Endings.
    • Notes:
      Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-213) and index.
    • ISBN:
      9781684350940
      1684350948
      9781684350629
      168435062X
    • Accession Number:
      on1029891708
      1029891708
    • Accession Number:
      fay.649877
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      AMMESON, J. Lincoln road trip : the back-roads guide to America’s favorite president / Jane Simon Ammeson. [s. l.]: Red Lightning Books, 2019. ISBN 9781684350940. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.649877. Acesso em: 27 out. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Ammeson J. Lincoln Road Trip : The Back-Roads Guide to America’s Favorite President / Jane Simon Ammeson. Red Lightning Books; 2019. Accessed October 27, 2020. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.649877
    • APA:
      Ammeson, J. (2019). Lincoln road trip : the back-roads guide to America’s favorite president / Jane Simon Ammeson. Red Lightning Books.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Ammeson, Jane. 2019. Lincoln Road Trip : The Back-Roads Guide to America’s Favorite President / Jane Simon Ammeson. Red Lightning Books. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.649877.
    • Harvard:
      Ammeson, J. (2019) Lincoln road trip : the back-roads guide to America’s favorite president / Jane Simon Ammeson. Red Lightning Books. Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.649877 (Accessed: 27 October 2020).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Ammeson, J 2019, Lincoln road trip : the back-roads guide to America’s favorite president / Jane Simon Ammeson, Red Lightning Books, viewed 27 October 2020, .
    • MLA:
      Ammeson, Jane. Lincoln Road Trip : The Back-Roads Guide to America’s Favorite President / Jane Simon Ammeson. Red Lightning Books, 2019. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.649877.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Ammeson, Jane. Lincoln Road Trip : The Back-Roads Guide to America’s Favorite President / Jane Simon Ammeson. Red Lightning Books, 2019. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.649877.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Ammeson J. Lincoln road trip : the back-roads guide to America’s favorite president / Jane Simon Ammeson [Internet]. Red Lightning Books; 2019 [cited 2020 Oct 27]. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.649877

Reviews

LJ Reviews 2019 April

Whether or not it's true that the only person more written about than Abraham Lincoln was Jesus Christ, few have produced such a human connection as travel/food writer Ammeson (Hauntings of the Underground Railroad). Retracing Lincoln's steps through Indiana, Kentucky, Illinois, Ohio, and Michigan, the author connects readers with the man on an organic and personal level, allowing them to feel how the terroir cultivated his character. Marks and stops along the way are standard variety (museums, homes, inns, distilleries, parks, historical sites), but the narrative that fleshes them to life and of relevancy to Lincoln (as well as his relatives) is unusually rich and engaging for a travel guide. But while the contact information for each stop ends each chapter, the visual representation of the journey could have been better represented, perhaps by maps, bold text for ease of reference, and an index. VERDICT An engagingly written, personable, and intimate portrait of a president that walks in his footsteps and creates a cultural contextual lens through travel, though the volume's practicality as a functional guide could have been improved upon.—Benjamin Malczewski, Toledo Lucas Cty. P.L.

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