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Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer - James L. Swanson
Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer
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Has any other month in American history been as tumultuous as April 1865? In a matter of weeks, Richmond fell; the Confederacy collapsed and surrendered; President Abraham Lincoln was shot and killed; and, for 12 days, Lincoln's assassin, famed actor John Wilkes Booth, outraced and outsmarted his... show more
Has any other month in American history been as tumultuous as April 1865? In a matter of weeks, Richmond fell; the Confederacy collapsed and surrendered; President Abraham Lincoln was shot and killed; and, for 12 days, Lincoln's assassin, famed actor John Wilkes Booth, outraced and outsmarted his would-be captors before he was cornered in a barn and shot dead. In Manhunt, James L. Swanson retraces the search for a celebrity who succeeded in changing our history.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780060518493 (0060518499)
Publisher: William Morrow
Pages no: 464
Edition language: English
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Lisa (Harmony)
Lisa (Harmony) rated it
2.0 Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer (P.S.)
The author James L. Swanson isn't a historian but a journalist. He has been however, as he put it, "obsessed" with Abraham Lincoln since childhood and a collector of memorabilia regarding the assassination and someone who had read exhaustively on the subject even before he began formally researching...
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it
5.0 Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer
So if you think, you know everything about the Lincoln killing, you don't.Read this book. It is written like a movie. After you read it, go to Ford's.
Chew & Digest Books
Chew & Digest Books rated it
4.0 Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase to Catch Lincoln's Killer
Much better than Bloody Crimes by the same author.
Karen's books
Karen's books rated it
5.0 Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer (P.S.)
Fabulous! Exciting, suspenseful, very well written. And I learned a LOT of things I never knew. Highly recommend. Well worth your time.
JasonKoivu
JasonKoivu rated it
4.0 Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer
How the heck did Swanson manage to make this very well-known story so riveting? I mean, everyone knows that (UNNECESSARY SPOILER ALERT MOSTLY JUST FOR THOSE OF YOU WHO HAVE SPENT YOUR LIFE LIVING IN A CAVE---->) President Lincoln was assassinated at Ford's Theater by stage actor John Wilkes Booth, w...
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