Chasing Lincoln's Killer

Chasing Lincoln's Killer

Book - 2009
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NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author James Swanson delivers a riveting account of the chase for Abraham Lincoln's assassin.

Based on rare archival material, obscure trial manuscripts, and interviews with relatives of the conspirators and the manhunters, CHASING LINCOLN'S KILLER is a fast-paced thriller about the pursuit and capture of John Wilkes Booth: a wild twelve-day chase through the streets of Washington, D.C., across the swamps of Maryland, and into the forests of Virginia.
Publisher: New York : Scholastic Press, c2009.
ISBN: 9780439903547
0439903548
Branch Call Number: 973.7092
Characteristics: 194 p. : ill., map ; 22 cm.

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mislibros041297
Sep 22, 2016

seems like a really cool book

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red_bat_1114
Jul 11, 2015

THIS WAS A VERY INTERESTING BOOK. OF COURSE THE OUTCOME IS TRAGIC BUT THE DETAILS ARE GOOD AND YOUR LEARN ALOT.

Mo18_0 Jul 08, 2014

Excellent book,I don't really enjoy books on history but this one is very interesting and a page turner!

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jndepalma
Jul 10, 2013

I loved this book! The preface states how everything in this book is true. This book blends great story-telling with real history. It's almost like reading a very good documentary.

You don't have to be a big history buff to like this. I'm not, and I really enjoyed this. My husband loves history and we listened to this on a road trip and greatly enjoyed it.

Even though you know how it ends, it's still a great read!

WVMLStaffPicks Jun 04, 2013

An American History neophyte, I owe my newfound Abraham Lincoln obsession to this incredibly engaging piece of non-fiction. Based on Swanson’s work for adults, Manhunt: the 12-Day Chase for Lincoln’s Killer, this young adult work details the almost unbelievable events surrounding Lincoln’s assassination. This is the perfect choice for any reader who likes history but can do without the extraneous details found in some historical tomes.

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