Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “My Name Is Nancy........The Journals of Nancy Hanks Lincoln” as Want to Read:
My Name Is Nancy........The Journals of Nancy Hanks Lincoln
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

My Name Is Nancy........The Journals of Nancy Hanks Lincoln

by
3.64  ·  Rating details ·  11 ratings  ·  7 reviews
“He was not a child conceived in sin but by Fate” she said. Nancy Hanks Lincoln’s strength and commitment to this child would rival no other. Love, loss, passion, magic and mysticism, the decisions that shaped her life and the life of her son changed a nation forever. A blend of Indian lore and traditional religion, love and betrayal, passion and abuse, ultimately leading ...more
Paperback, 276 pages
Published June 25th 2013 by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (first published June 16th 2013)
More Details... Edit Details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

Be the first to ask a question about My Name Is Nancy........The Journals of Nancy Hanks Lincoln

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

Showing 1-22
Average rating 3.64  · 
Rating details
 ·  11 ratings  ·  7 reviews


More filters
 | 
Sort order
Start your review of My Name Is Nancy........The Journals of Nancy Hanks Lincoln
Kim
Nov 09, 2019 rated it really liked it
This book is nothing like I expected! I was thinking history but it seemed to be more of a romance type. The cover does say "mature content" but I was still a little surprised by the sexual content as well as the violence. A well-written book that makes you wonder how close this was to the truth. I did enjoy this book.
Arlys Veen
Aug 01, 2020 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
I wish this book had been more emphatic that it was purely made up and completely fiction! I just saw a documentary on the genealogy of Abe Lincoln and nothing is true. Where is Abe Lincoln’s older sister, Sarah? She is not mentioned at all.
The Book Shelf
Feb 04, 2019 rated it liked it
It was an interesting story and pretty well written. I was a little disappointed that some of the historical facts about Nancy Hanks Lincoln were changed.
Sally
Nov 08, 2014 rated it did not like it
Shelves: hated
As a stand-alone story it might have OK, not my kind, but acceptable. But to surround real people with this TRASH is inexcusable. Too many real people are besmirched in this book. I do not consider it to be an historical novel, as the author claims. It is complete fiction using historical figures as the centerpiece. Why?
Susan
Jan 17, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I think this may have been one of the best books I ever read. However I feel like it was 90% fiction and 10% actual facts. If you want to read a really good story, read this book. But if you are looking for a non-fiction account of Nancy Hanks, look for another book.
Donna
Aug 22, 2013 rated it really liked it
Enjoyable read - historical fiction - plenty of surprise circumstances (you just don't see it coming)... a Love Story of a mother for her son
Sarah
Jul 08, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Great story about a lady I knew nothing about. Enjoyed it!
Kim
rated it it was amazing
Oct 15, 2013
Readerskeeter
rated it it was ok
Jul 09, 2013
Clara L Dziedzic
rated it it was amazing
Sep 20, 2017
sandsun331
rated it it was amazing
Mar 02, 2015
Lorraine Greaves
marked it as to-read
Nov 19, 2014
Sara
marked it as to-read
Sep 01, 2017
Sheila Vigil
marked it as to-read
Sep 14, 2017
Shelley
marked it as to-read
Jan 01, 2019
Mong Ngoc
marked it as to-read
Nov 10, 2019
MRSAJONEZ
marked it as to-read
Jan 04, 2020
Diana
marked it as to-read
Feb 12, 2020
Keenan Tallent
marked it as to-read
Jun 26, 2020
Josefina
marked it as to-read
Jul 23, 2020
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Readers also enjoyed

  • A Deadly Distance (Jack Noble #2)
  • Doc, I Needed You Last Night: The Country Vet
  • The Wedding Dress
  • The Jack Reacher Cases (Complete Books #7, #8 & #9 (The Jack Reacher Cases Boxset Book 3)
  • Out-Sniffed (Doodlebugged Mysteries, #2)
  • The Jack Reacher Cases: Complete Books #1, #2 & #3
  • Riviera Gold (Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes, #16)
  • The Banty House
  • The Last of the Moon Girls
  • Chaos In The Blink Of An Eye: Part Six: The Sealing
  • Away in Montana (Paradise Valley Ranch Book 1)
  • Curcumin: The 21st Century Cure
  • A Turn in the Road (Blossom Street, #8)
  • The Prequel (Chaos In The Blink Of An Eye, #1)
  • The Case for Christmas: A Journalist Investigates the Identity of the Child in the Manger
  • The Pelican Trees
  • At First Sight (Jeremy Marsh & Lexie Darnell, #2)
  • Killer Chocolate Pie (Pies and Pages Mysteries #2)
See similar books…

News & Interviews

Luster is the breathtaking and often hilarious debut from novelist Raven Leilani. The story follows Edie, a 23-year-old trying to find her way ...
31 likes · 5 comments