By Cameron Davis
A grandfather tells his grandson that he as soon as observed a duplicate of a letter at the again door of the publish workplace 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 unearths is lovely: Lincoln and Levi Davis were scouts within the Black Hawk struggle. They labored within the nation legislature jointly. occasionally ,they were co-counsel at the similar facet of a legislation swimsuit. occasionally they have been opposing information arguing opposed to one another in court docket. yet for greater than 1 / 4 century, they have been friends.
Day by way of day, what all started as a delusion became a quest in regards to the real-life tale in regards to the friendship, informed backward top into the innovative battle, then ahead to the Civil struggle, travels to the rising American West, encounters with old-time Chicago gangsters, and past, all in keeping with the study of a grandson from one small point out of a letter through his grandfather.
Better than historic fiction, this genealogical memoir is the 1st of a brand new style: the Genoir™, in response to genuine occasions, genuine humans, and actual places.
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Confluence: Genoir of an American Family by Cameron Davis