Abraham

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"Do I mythologize Lincoln? Certainly. But he was mythic. Abraham led the nation into a vast fratricidal war—a Greek myth multiplied by 500,000. He spent most of his Presidency wondering why the gods had cursed him, like Oedipus."

A chiropractor thinking about a President... why not? Past and present mingle in a man's journal. Is this a novel or something else?

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