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Lincoln's Dreams by Connie Willis
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Annie dreams of things she should have no knowledge of, Antietam, Chancellorsville,and Gettysburg. Her dreams are horrifyingly real. Her psychiatrist believes Annie is hiding something deep in her subconsciousness. His former roommate sees it differently. He works as a historical researcher for a writer of Civil War novels. His employer is writing about Lincoln's dreams. Annie is having Robert E. Lee's dreams. Lee is restless even in death. He cannot sleep. Annie is helping him rest. Can she survive it? Willis writes gracefully of responsibility, guilt and redemption. "Lincoln's Dreams" won the John W. Campbell Memorial award for best novel in 1988.
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February 28, 2010 – Shelved
June 17, 2010 – Started Reading
June 19, 2010 –
page 60
24.49% "Two weeks before his assassination, Lincoln dreamed of a body lying in state in the East Room. Lincoln asked a guard on duty who had died. The guard responded, "The President is dead." A study of dreams and their meaning."
June 20, 2010 –
page 123
June 21, 2010 – Shelved as: american-civil-war
June 21, 2010 – Shelved as: psychology
June 21, 2010 – Shelved as: speculative-fiction
June 21, 2010 – Shelved as: dreams
June 21, 2010 – Shelved as: abraham-lincoln
June 21, 2010 – Shelved as: robert-e-lee
June 21, 2010 – Shelved as: antietam
June 21, 2010 – Shelved as: gettysburg
June 21, 2010 – Shelved as: traveler
June 21, 2010 – Finished Reading

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