I AM ABRAHAM: A Novel of Lincoln and the Civil War

Jerome Charyn has established himself as one of the most inventive and prolific literary chroniclers of the American landscape. Here in I Am Abraham, Charyn creates an unforgettable fictional portrait of Lincoln and the Civil War. Narrated in the first person, it effortlessly mixes humor with Shakespearean-like tragedy, creating an achingly human portrait of our sixteenth President. Seized by melancholy and imbued with an unfaltering sense of human worth, Lincoln comes to vibrant, three-dimensional life in a haunting portrait we have rarely seen in historical fiction.