A recognized Lincoln scholar, Putnam’s research has focused on the young Abraham Lincoln and his defining relationship with friend Joshua Speed. Putnam’s books in the Lincoln and Speed Mystery Series include Final Resting Place (2018), Perish from the Earth (2017) and These Honored Dead (2016). This series has been a critical and commercial success. Doris Kearns Goodwin, Pulitzer Prize winner, writes, “Jonathan Putnam combines an historian’s understanding of character and context with a remarkable narrative drive that kept me fascinated from start to finish."
Presented by Gwinnett County Public Library, Putnam will speak on the topic “How the Young Lincoln Became Our Lincoln.” Hear him speak on Sunday, March 3 at 6:30 pm at the Aurora Theatre. Free parking is located at 153 East Crogan Street, Lawrenceville, GA 30046. Free and open to the public. Books will be available for purchase and signing courtesy of Eagle Eye Books.
For more information, please call 770-978-5154 or visit www.gwinnettpl.org.