By Cameron Davis
A grandfather tells his grandson that he as soon as observed a replica of a letter at the again door of the put up place of work door in Salem, Illinois. Abraham Lincoln had written the letter to the boy's nice, nice, nice grandfather.
That small point out set into movement a look for the letter. And what the boy reveals is wonderful: Lincoln and Levi Davis have been scouts within the Black Hawk warfare. They labored within the nation legislature jointly. occasionally ,they were co-counsel at the comparable part of a legislation swimsuit. occasionally they have been opposing guidance arguing opposed to one another in courtroom. yet for greater than 1 / 4 century, they have been friends.
Day through day, what begun as a delusion become a quest in regards to the real-life tale concerning the friendship, instructed backward prime into the progressive struggle, then ahead to the Civil struggle, travels to the rising American West, encounters with old-time Chicago gangsters, and past, all in line with the study of a grandson from one small point out of a letter by means of his grandfather.
Better than ancient fiction, this genealogical memoir is the 1st of a brand new style: the Genoir™, according to genuine occasions, genuine humans, and genuine places.
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