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The Sword & the Pen: A Life of Lew Wallace


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From fighting for the cause of freedom during the Civil War to writing of one of the best-selling books of all time, Lew Wallace of Indiana enjoyed a remarkable career that touched the lives of such famous figures in American history as Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant, Mark Twain, James Garfield, James Whitcomb Riley, and Billy the Kid. The ups and downs of Wallaces amazing days are told in this new biography for young readers. Written by award-winning Hoosier historian and author Ray E. Boomhower, The Sword and the Pen: A Life of Lew Wallace, includes numerous photographs and illustrations of Wallace and the people he met and events he participated in during his lifetime. The book also features information on historic places related to Wallaces life and times.

Author: Ray E. Boomhower
Publisher: Indiana Historical Society
ISBN-13 Code:
ISBN: 0871951851
Published: 01/09/2005

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Weight 20.8 oz


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