Hanging Mary: A Novel
Publish date: 2016-03-15
Publisher: Sourcebooks Landmark
Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
American history has come back to life in this thrilling historical fiction novel! Mary Surratt was a woman who has been defined as one of the most evil women in American history. But what role did she actually play in the affair that would claim the life of a President? As we dive into the story, w...
3,5 starsI have to confess that I don’t know much about Lincoln and hadn’t ever heard of Mary Surratt before. So this was all very new for me. I don’t usually read books about US history but I’ve loved Higginbotham’s previous books and wanted to give this a chance. And I’m glad I did.Mary Surrat is ...
On April 14, 1865, in the waning days of the Civil War, 26-year-old actor John Wilkes Booth shot President Abraham Lincoln in the head while the President was watching a play from his box at Ford’s Theatre. Booth was a disaffected supporter of the Confederacy who hated Lincoln, but his actions were ...
#HANGINGMARY 4 STARS AVAILABLE 3/1/16 @S_Higginbotham @Sourcebooks I sort of remembered John Wilkes Booth hiding in someone's home for a while after shooting Lincoln, and the barn fire. However, I did not remember all the plans and ideas before the shooting. This was definitely an interesting ...
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