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Booth : a novel

Author: David Robertson
Publisher: New York : Anchor Books, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Anchor Books edView all editions and formats
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The plot to assassinate Abraham Lincoln through the eyes of John Surratt, the only conspirator who was not hung, unlike his mother who was. The novel replays the action, partly by means of diaries and trial transcripts. It is a character study of the assassin, John Wilkes Booth, and a portrait of Washington society of the day. A debut in fiction.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Robertson, David, 1947 August 11-
Booth.
New York : Anchor Books, 1998
(OCoLC)605450294
Named Person: Abraham Lincoln; John Wilkes Booth; John Wilkes Booth; Abraham Lincoln
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Robertson
ISBN: 0385487061 9780385487061
OCLC Number: 37392931
Description: 326 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: David Robertson.
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The plot to assassinate Abraham Lincoln through the eyes of John Surratt, the only conspirator who was not hung, unlike his mother who was. The novel replays the action, partly by means of diaries and trial transcripts. It is a character study of the assassin, John Wilkes Booth, and a portrait of Washington society of the day. A debut in fiction.

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