Tad Lincoln's Father

Synopsis

Invited to the White House to watch over her two brothers, who were playmates of the Lincoln's sons, Julia Taft had an intimate perspective on the First Family's home life, which she describes with charm and candor in this book. A rare look behind the public facade of the great man, Julia's affectionate account of the Lincolns at home in rich with examples of the humor and love that held the family together and that helped the President endure the pressures of governing a nation divided.