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Lincoln"s dreams

by Connie Willis

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Published by Bantam Books in Toronto, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction,
  • History

  • About the Edition

    Jeff Johnston, a young historical researcher, leads Annie through the old battlefields of the Civil War, hoping to help her find a cure for her haunting nightmares.

    Edition Notes

    StatementConnie Willis
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3573.I535 L5 1992
    The Physical Object
    Pagination228 p. ;
    Number of Pages228
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24927231M
    ISBN 100553270257
    ISBN 109780553270259
    OCLC/WorldCa27393036

    Jeff Johnson, a Civil War historian and researcher, meets a Annie, a young woman who appears to be experiencing the dreams of Abraham Lincoln. The review of this Book prepared by Christine G. Chapter Analysis of Lincoln's Dreams. 2 ABRAHAM LINCOLN: A LEGACY OF FREEDOM 8 he year marks the th anniversary of the birth of Abraham Lincoln, the U.S. president often considered the greatest of this country’s leaders. Americans’ reverence for Lincoln began with his tragic death by assassination in , at the end of a brutal civil war in which , men died.

    Lincoln’s dream Lincoln often spoke of a mysterious recurring dream about a ship, just as in the movie. However, Lincoln usually interpreted the dream Author: Forrest Wickman.   The macabre details of Abraham Lincoln’s final hours were described in a report written by a year-old Army captain named Charles A. Leale, a doctor who was at Ford's Theatre the night the Author: Dr. Howard Markel.

    Get this from a library! Lincoln's dreams. [Connie Willis; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)] -- The Hugo and Nebula Award-winning author of Doomsday Book presents the story of a young historical researcher who is being pulled deeper and deeper into the time of the Civil War. "A novel of. Get this from a library! Lincoln's dreams. [Connie Willis; Jean-François Poderin] -- Jeff Johnston, a young historical researcher, leads Annie through the old battlefields of the Civil War, hoping to help her find a cure for her haunting nightmares.


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Lincoln's Dreams begins as a romance that probably isn't going to work because the heroine is dreaming life-like dreams most nights about the horrors of the Civil War. The man she meets who wants to rescue her from this frightening and debilitating state is an historian who works for a novelist who is going to write a book on Lincoln, hence the title/5(97).

"Lincoln's Dreams" was Connie Willis's first novel, and the treatment (pun intended) of dreams in it was a great idea, although accomplished, I fear, as journeyman's work. She revisited the idea of altered states in consciousness much later, in "Passage," a much longer book with more fully developed characters/5.

Lincoln's Dreams: A Novel - Kindle edition by Willis, Connie. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Lincoln's Dreams: A Novel/5(97).

Together they embark on a journey across the country to answer Lincoln's questions and quiet his concerns about the nation for which he gave his life. This wholly original tale is signature Lane Smith; Abe Lincoln's Dream is funny, touching, and surprising in a way only possible from this master picture book creator.4/4(18).

A very dreamlike book in every sense of the word. That is, eccentric, odd, and rambly as true dreams are. Smith takes a dream Lincoln evidently had the night before his assassination and other nights too, the legend that his ghost haunts the White House, and literally takes off with it/5. Abraham Lincoln’s Dreams Abraham Lincoln was born on Februand in honor of his birthday I am reposting a brief essay about four dreams he reportedly experienced while President: a visitation dream, a dream of parental concern, a prophecy of his assassination, and a series of dreams relating to military battles.

different vision’ of the Civil War president, “Forced into Glory” is the book to read. It is a significant achievement against which all future monographs on Lincoln, written by both white and black historians will be measured.

I urge anyone with even a passing interest in American history to seek out a copy of this by: The article has Lincoln reading from the Bible about dreams to his wife and children; Lamon's account has Lincoln telling his wife, Lamon, and another adult about the dream.

In the account, the reference to dreams in the Bible was crafted into further paranormal evidence; where in the version, it was just a prelude to get the family discussing the topic.

President Lincoln's Presentient Dream About the Assassination Three days prior to his assassination, Abraham Lincoln related a dream he had to his wife and a few friends. According to Ward Hill Lamon, one of the friends who was present for the conversation, the president said: "About ten days ago, I retired very late.

Raised by a mostly-poor family on America's western frontier, Abraham Lincoln was largely self-educated. His formal education, added all together, came to about one year.

However, historians agree Lincoln loved to read and learn from any books he could get his hands on. Below is a list of Abraham Lincoln's favorite books: Aesop's Fables by Aesop. On long-silenced battlefields their relationship blossoms–two obsessed lovers linked by unbreakable chains of history, torn by a duty that could destroy them both.

Suspenseful, moving, and highly compelling, Lincoln’s Dreams is a novel of rare imaginative power/5(23). About Lincoln’s Dreams "A novel of classical proportions and virtues humane and moving."– The Washington Post Book World "A love story on more than one.

Forced into Glory: Abraham Lincoln's White Dream () is a book by Lerone Bennett Jr., an African-American scholar and historian, and executive editor of Ebony Magazine for decades. It criticizes United States President Abraham Lincoln and claims that his reputation as the "Great Emancipator" during the American Civil War is undeserved.

Lincoln's Dreams begins as a romance that probably isn't going to work because the heroine is dreaming life-like dreams most nights about the horrors of the Civil War. The man she meets who wants to rescue her from this frightening and debilitating state is an historian who works for a novelist who is going to write a book on Lincoln, hence the title.4/5.

While the novelist contemplates a book on Lincoln's prophetic dreams and consults sleep specialist Madison, Jeff discovers that Annie is having vivid, horrible dreams of the Civil War containing details she couldn't possibly know/5(8). The night before he died, Lincoln dreamed he was on a ship, “sailing rapidly for some shore I know not where.” After her encounter with Lincoln, which concludes with him glimpsing the American flag on the moon, Quincy dreams of “a tall man in black, on a boat moving rapidly toward the rising sun.

Books that celebrate the richness and diversity of our world today. Frances Lincoln first began to publish books for children in Like her adult list, Frances’s first children’s books reflected her keen interest in art and the great outdoors, as well as visual storytelling.

Civil War researcher Jeff Johnston invites old school friend Richard Madison, a psychiatrist studying sleep disorders, over to meet Jeff's novelist employer, Thomas Broun; the latter is working on a book about Lincoln and wants to talk about Lincoln's dreams (did the President foresee his own assassination in a dream?).

In A 'Dream,' Lincoln Checks In On State Of The Union. Octo • In Abe Lincoln's Dream, the 16th president wants to know how the nation is doing since the Civil War.

Caldecott award. In his book Lincoln Dreamt He Died: The Midnight Visions of Remarkable Americans from Colonial Times to Freud, historian Andrew Author: Rebecca Onion. Connie Willis has won six Nebula and Six Hugo Awards (more than any other science fiction writer) and the John W.

Campbell Memorial Award for her first novel, Lincoln's Dreams. Her novel Doomsday Book won both the Nebula and Hugo Awards, and her first short-story collection, Fire Watch, was a New York Times Notable Book/5(53).

Abe Lincoln's Dream by Lane Smith From the bestselling author of It's a Book comes a funny, touching tale about the legacy of America's greatest president. When a schoolgirl gets separated from.Best Books About Abraham Lincoln It's the Lincoln Birth bicentennial. So many books have been written about him, it's time to list the best.

All Votes Add Books To This List. 1: Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by. Doris Kearns Goodwin. avg rating —ratings. score: 4,