#1621: Author Louis Bayard’s “Courting Mr. Lincoln”

August 27, 2019 00:30:00
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#1621: Author Louis Bayard’s “Courting Mr. Lincoln”
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Louis Bayard’s new novel, “Courting Mr. Lincoln,” is an intimately drawn evocation of the love between the brilliant, melancholic future president and the two people who knew him best: his charming confidante Joshua Speed and his spirited future wife, Mary Todd.

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