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Lincoln in the bardo / George Saunders.

By: Saunders, George, 1958- [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Thorndike Press large print basic series: Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2017Copyright date: �2017Edition: Large print edition.Description: 475 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781410497475; 141049747X.Subject(s): Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Fiction | Lincoln, William Wallace, 1850-1862 -- Fiction | Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 | Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 | Lincoln, William Wallace, 1850-1862 | Purgatory -- Fiction | Presidents -- United States -- Fiction | Grief -- Fiction | Large type books | FICTION -- Historical | Grief | Large type books | Presidents | United States | Grief | Large type books | Presidents | Purgatory | United StatesGenre/Form: Biographical fiction. | Fiction. | Historical fiction. | Paranormal fiction. | Large type books. | Historical fiction. | Biographical fiction. | Historical fiction. | Biographical fiction. | Paranormal fiction. | Historical fiction. | Fiction. | Biographical fiction.DDC classification: 813/.54 Summary: On February 22, 1862, two days after his death, Willie Lincoln was laid to rest in a marble crypt in a Georgetown cemetery. That very night, shattered by grief, Abraham Lincoln arrives at the cemetery under cover of darkness and visits the crypt, alone, to spend time with his son's body. Willie finds himself in a strange purgatory-- the bardo-- where ghosts commisserate, quarrel, and enact bizarre acts of penance ... and where a struggle erupts over his soul.
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On February 22, 1862, two days after his death, Willie Lincoln was laid to rest in a marble crypt in a Georgetown cemetery. That very night, shattered by grief, Abraham Lincoln arrives at the cemetery under cover of darkness and visits the crypt, alone, to spend time with his son's body. Willie finds himself in a strange purgatory-- the bardo-- where ghosts commisserate, quarrel, and enact bizarre acts of penance ... and where a struggle erupts over his soul.

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