Ronald C. White

Lincoln In Private

What His Most Personal Reflections Tell Us About Our Greatest President

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May 4, 2021

Lincoln did not have a diary but, he developed the habit of writing reflections and ruminations on little slips of paper. Historian Ronald C. White, Jr., will expand our understanding of Lincoln’s character and thinking and can give us a better understanding of the private Lincoln behind the public Lincoln.

“A fascinating tour inside the mind—and the heart—of Abraham Lincoln . . . An important and timeless work.” – Jon Meacham, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of His Truth Is Marching On

Random House Audiobook is narrated by Ronald C. White

Ronald C. White

About the Author

Ronald C. White is the author of American Ulysses: A Life of Ulysses S. Grant. General David H. Petraeus (Ret.) writes, “Certain to be recognized as the classic work on Ulysses S. Grant.”


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Speaking Invitations

Ronald C. White is available for select readings and lectures.

To inquire about a possible appearance with Ronald C. White, please contact Penguin Random House Speakers Bureau, or phone: 212-782-9208.

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