Courting Mr. Lincoln: A Novel
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Louis Bayard., & Louis Bayard|AUTHOR. (2019). Courting Mr. Lincoln: A Novel . Algonquin Books.Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)
Louis Bayard and Louis Bayard|AUTHOR. 2019. Courting Mr. Lincoln: A Novel. Algonquin Books.Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)
Louis Bayard and Louis Bayard|AUTHOR. Courting Mr. Lincoln: A Novel Algonquin Books, 2019.MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)
Louis Bayard, and Louis Bayard|AUTHOR. Courting Mr. Lincoln: A Novel Algonquin Books, 2019.
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