October 3, 2008
Staff Picks: ** Contest Alert ** Trial by War
* ATTENTION: CONTEST IS OVER! *
Today, I'm offering a book and CD set of James M. McPherson's book entitled Tried by War: Abraham Lincoln as Commander in Chief.
McPherson is the George Henry Davis '86 Professor of History at Princeton University and is the bestselling author of Battle Cry of Freedom (won the Pulitzer Prize), For Cause and Comrades and Crossroads of Freedom.
Joseph Glatthaar, author of Forgotten Allies said this about the book: "This is vintage McPherson. Smart, shrewdly analytical, insightful, and elegantly written, Tried by War is sure to become the standard treatment of Abraham Lincoln as commander in chief."
Now, that's about the author, but to win this set - here's what I need from you: Lincoln's bicentennial celebration of his birthday is next year and we all know that he was an Illinois state legislator, but where was he born?
The first one to email me at firstname.lastname@example.org will get a copy of Trial by War and its CD AND a copy of Napoleon Hill's Think and Grow Rich on CD.
ACT FAST and GOOD LUCK and TGIF!! >