[BIOGRAPHY] The Life of Abraham Lincoln by Ida Tarbell -jo

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Post by Ciufi » March 5th, 2021, 12:34 pm

The Life of Abraham Lincoln, Volume 1, by Ida M. Tarbell (1857 - 1944)
Volume 1 of Ida Tarbell's biography of Lincoln covers his life from his boyhood to his election to the presidency in 1860. Tarbell, in addition to her famous work in investigative journalism (in particular, her influential expose of The Standard Oil Company), was a noted Lincoln scholar. Her writings on Lincoln, originally published as articles in McClure's Magazine, were highly acclaimed. (Summary by Ciufi Galeazzi)
Source text (please read only from this text!): https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=nnc1.0315021467&view=2up&seq=15

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Genres for the project: *Non-fiction/History; *Non-fiction/Biography & Autobiography

Keywords that describe the book: biography, lincoln, American history

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Post by Ciufi » March 5th, 2021, 12:35 pm

Lynette Caulkins has agreed to DPL this book.

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Post by knotyouraveragejo » March 5th, 2021, 5:17 pm

Happy to MC for you again. Mw will be available shortly. :)
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Post by Ciufi » March 5th, 2021, 5:37 pm

Wonderful! Thanks so much!

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Post by Ciufi » March 8th, 2021, 5:46 pm

Okay, here we go! Section one is in the MW!
The last 4 chapters in the book will be divided into two sections each. Until then, we should be fine .

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Post by Ciufi » March 11th, 2021, 1:37 pm

Section 2 is now also in the MW.
Please note : the book has part of a sentence left out in the page break between pp. 20 and 21. It reads, " His trousers were of roughly (page break) his cap a coonskin." I did not quite know what to do with this. I assume his pants were of roughly woven or tanned or sewn something or other, but I did not want to guess. I read it as, " His trousers were rough, his cap a coonskin." That seemed to keep the intent of the sentence without extrapolating too much.

Yes, I know I overthought that. :roll:

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Post by knotyouraveragejo » March 11th, 2021, 1:51 pm

It should read -

"His trousers were of roughly tanned deer-skin, his foot-covering a home-made moccasin, his cap a coon-skin;"

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https://books.google.com/books?id=-mgb-ZwCi2IC&printsec=frontcover&source=gbs_ge_summary_r&cad=0#v=onepage&q&f=false
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Post by Ciufi » March 11th, 2021, 1:52 pm

Great! I will go back and fix that this later this afternoon or tomorrow. Thank you!

So Lynette, you may as well hold off on pling chapter 2 until I resubmit it.

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Post by LCaulkins » March 12th, 2021, 10:58 am

Here I am!

Ciufi, thanks for messaging me - I was watching for your project to come up, so I don't how I missed it. This will be a good one.
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Post by Ciufi » March 12th, 2021, 11:52 am

Great

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Post by LCaulkins » March 12th, 2021, 12:40 pm

Section 1 is PL OK :thumbs:

I hadn't heard of the story of his almost drowning. My brain thought, "How do you grow up in the wilderness and not know how to swim?" :lol:
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Post by LCaulkins » March 15th, 2021, 10:57 am

Hey, Ciufi, to clarify - has the Section 2 file been edited already?
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Post by Ciufi » March 15th, 2021, 10:59 am

Yes, it is all set. I am just sitting down to finish editing chapter 3. :D

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Post by Ciufi » March 15th, 2021, 12:18 pm

Chapter 3 is now in MW. :)

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Post by LCaulkins » March 15th, 2021, 12:39 pm

You are fast! :D

Section 2 is PL OK :thumbs:
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Wives and Daughters alternating with Little Men
Belinda alternating with The Bat
Hearts of Three

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