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Manhunt : the 12-day chase for Abraham Lincoln's killer

Author: James L Swanson
Publisher: London : Portrait, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents an hour-by-hour account of the twelve days in 1865 between President Abraham Lincoln's assassination and the capture and death of his murderer, John Wilkes Booth. This work tells the story  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: John Wilkes Booth; Abraham Lincoln; John Wilkes Booth; Abraham Lincoln
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James L Swanson
ISBN: 0749951052 9780749951054 0749951087 9780749951085
OCLC Number: 70398216
Notes: Illustrations printed on endpapers.
Description: 448 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: "I had this strange dream again last night" --
"I have done it" --
"His sacred blood" --
"We have assassinated the President" --
"Find the murderers" --
"That vile rabble of human bloodhounds" --
"Hunted like a dog" --
"I have some little pride" --
"Useless, useless" --
"So runs the world away."
Responsibility: James L. Swanson.

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"James Swanson has written a terrific narrative . . . a triumphant book."--Doris Kearns Goodwin

 
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