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The darkest dawn : Lincoln, Booth, and the great American tragedy

Autore: Th Goodrich
Editore: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2005.
Edizione/Formato:   Libro : State or province government publication : EnglishVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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"It was one of the most tragic events in American history: the famous president, beloved by many, reviled by some, murdered while viewing a play at Ford's Theater in Washington. The frantic search for the perpetrators. The nation in mourning. The solemn funeral train. The conspirators brought to justice. Coming just days before the surrender of the Confederate Army at Appomattox, the assassination of Abraham Lincoln  Per saperne di più…
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Informazioni aggiuntive sul formato: Online version:
Goodrich, Th.
Darkest dawn.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2005
(OCoLC)607585493
Online version:
Goodrich, Th.
Darkest dawn.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2005
(OCoLC)608848019
Persona incaricata: Abraham Lincoln; John Wilkes Booth; John W Booth; Abraham Lincoln; John Wilkes Booth; Abraham Lincoln
Tipo materiale: Government publication, State or province government publication, Risorsa internet
Tipo documento: Book, Internet Resource
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Th Goodrich
ISBN: 0253345677 9780253345677 0253325994 9780253325990 0253218896 9780253218896
Numero OCLC: 55960793
Descrizione: x, 362 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contenuti: Prologue: The Omen 3 --
1 Three Electric Words 9 --
2 The White City 13 --
3 The Last Man 17 --
4 Star of Glory 23 --
5 The President and the Player 31 --
6 Sic Semper Tyrannis 39 --
7 Towards an Indefinite Shore 45 --
8 The Clown and the Sphinx 51 --
9 One Bold Man 57 --
10 A Night to Remember 83 --
11 Terror on Lafayette Park 91 --
12 The Last Bullet 95 --
13 Murder in the Streets 105 --
14 A Spirit So Horrible 113 --
15 The Darkest Dawn 117 --
16 Hemp and Hell 129 --
17 This Sobbing Day 141 --
18 Black Easter 151 --
19 A Double Disaster 157 --
20 In Dungeons Dreadful 167 --
21 The Wrath of God and Man 173 --
22 The Curse of Cain 179 --
23 The Mid-week Sabbath 187 --
24 Oh! Abraham Lincoln! 195 --
25 The Fox and the Hounds 201 --
26 Blade of Fate 209 --
27 The Bad Hand 217 --
28 The Hate of Hate 225 --
29 The Heart of Israel 231 --
30 Dust to Dust 239 --
31 Old Scores 247 --
32 The Living Dead 259 --
33 The Most Dreadful Fate 267 --
34 Beads on a String 275 --
Epilogue: The Haunted Stage 289.
Responsabilità: Thomas Goodrich.
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A gripping account of one of the most shocking events in American history--the assassination of Abraham Lincoln  Per saperne di più…

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