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At least 15,000 books have been written about Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States. If you wish to learn about the man then you are not going to be restricted by choice. (AbeBooks alone has more than 67,000 copies of books with ‘Abraham Lincoln’ in the title).
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