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The impeachment of Abraham Lincoln

Author: Stephen L Carter; Paul Boehmer
Publisher: [New York] : Random House Audio, ℗2012.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The novel takes as its starting point an alternate history: President Abraham Lincoln survives the assassination attempt at Ford's Theatre on April 14, 1865--only to be charged with overstepping his Constitutional authority during the Civil War, and faced with impeachment. Abigail, a young black woman recently graduated from Oberlin, is hired by a D.C. law firm to assist in Lincoln's defense. Working with a white  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Audiobooks
Fiction
Suspense fiction
Alternative histories (Fiction)
Named Person: Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen L Carter; Paul Boehmer
ISBN: 9780307989789 030798978X
OCLC Number: 781203224
Notes: Unabridged.
Compact discs.
Duration: 23:00:00.
Performer(s): Read by Paul Boehmer.
Description: 18 audio discs (1380 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: by Stephen L. Carter.

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The novel takes as its starting point an alternate history: President Abraham Lincoln survives the assassination attempt at Ford's Theatre on April 14, 1865--only to be charged with overstepping his Constitutional authority during the Civil War, and faced with impeachment. Abigail, a young black woman recently graduated from Oberlin, is hired by a D.C. law firm to assist in Lincoln's defense. Working with a white clerk named Jonathan, and ducking the admonitions of her formidable Nanny Pork, Abigail embarks on a life that defies the norms of Washington society. But when one of Lincoln's lead lawyers is found brutally murdered, she finds herself plunged into a web of intrigue, politics, and conspiracy more tangled than she could have imagined.

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