I wish to dedicate this book to the ageless and universal wisdom of Abraham Lincoln; and to my hope that these limericks accurately capture Lincoln's wisdom in a present day and simple way
Springfield, IL (Vocus) June 26, 2010
Gracing bookshelves with his prowess in words, author Thomas R. Wallin creates a fun and fresh twist to the famous quotes of one of America’s most-loved presidents. He weaves interesting rhymes in Lincoln’s Quotes and My Limericks, his newly released book made available through Xlibris.
The 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln, had evidently created his own name in history. Having his term during some turbulent moments of the country, his words are ones that have captivated many through the centuries. His unforgettable lines and quotes are once again placed into the limelight as Wallin, in this release, collects them and composes matching limericks for each. From insights about the government to thoughts about God, this book presents the lighter, more entertaining side of the President’s quotes. It showcases witty and humorous interpretations of the author, which are bound to put a smile to every reader’s face.
“I wish to dedicate this book to the ageless and universal wisdom of Abraham Lincoln; and to my hope that these limericks accurately capture Lincoln's wisdom in a present day and simple way,” says the author.
An excellent play of words, Lincoln’s Quotes and My Limericks is both insightful and amusing, inviting readers to learn from a notable man whose wisdom continues to prevail even after so many years. For more information on this book, interested parties can log on to Xlibris.com.
About the Author
Thomas R. Wallin has been married to wife Judy for forty-five years. They have two children and four grand children. A thirteen-year-old son died of leukemia in 1984. Wallin has a BS in Applied Science from Southern Illinois University in 1965 and a MS in Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois/Champaign/Urbana in 1967. He has written numerous opinion and religious books, including interpretive commentaries for many books of the Bible and a book of interpretive essays and poetry for wise sayings from such authors as Jackson Brown, Stephen Covey, Edwin and Sally Kiester, William Bennett, John Rosemond, Steven Scott, quotes from Readers Digest, Colin Powell, and even Salada Tea "Tag Lines." Wallin has also written Jeff's Miracle (a book describing his son's leukemia illness and subsequent death) and rebuttal books to Harold Kushner's When Bad Things Happen to Good People and Pat Robertson's Secret Kingdom. Wallin's hobbies include writing, motorcycling and supportive activities for wife, children and grandchildren. Politically, he is a fiscal and social conservative; he likes people and thinks he knows what he knows.
Lincoln’s Quotes and My Limericks * by Thomas R. Wallin
Publication Date: June 23, 2010
Trade Paperback; $19.99; 274 pages; 978-1-4535-2219-6
Trade Hardback; $29.99; 274 pages; 978-1-4535-2220-2
eBook; $9.99; 978-1-4535-2221-9
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