RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 778421825 LA English T1 Killing Lincoln : the shocking assassination that changed America forever A1 O'Reilly, Bill., Dugard, Martin., PB St. Martin's Griffin PP New York YR 2015 SN 9781250012166 1250012163 AB In the midst of patriotic celebrations in Washington D.C., John Wilkes Booth--charismatic ladies' man and impenitent racist--murders Abraham Lincoln at Ford's Theatre. A furious manhunt ensues and Booth immediately becomes the country's most wanted fugitive. Lafayette C. Baker, a smart but shifty New York detective and former Union spy, unravels the string of clues leading to Booth, while federal forces track his accomplices. The thrilling chase ends in a fiery shootout and a series of court-ordered executions--including that of the first woman ever executed by the U.S. government, Mary Surratt. Featuring some of history's most remarkable figures, vivid detail, and page-turning action, Killing Lincoln is history that reads like a thriller.