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Released: 2011-09-27

Killing Lincoln: The Shocking Assassination that Changed America Forever by Martin Dugard


A riveting historic narrative of the guts-stopping events surrounding the assassicountry of Abraham Lincoln, and the first work of history from mega-bestselling author invoice Ocff0478#39;Reilly

The anchor of The Ocff0478#39;Reilly factor recounts some of the dramatic stories in American history—how one gunshot changed the rustic endlessly. in the spring of 186five, the bloody saga of Americacff0478#39;s Civil warfare in spite of everything comes to an finish after a sequence of more and more harrowing battles. Presidentificationent Abraham Lincolncff0478#39;s beneficiant phrases for Robert E. Leecff0478#39;s surrender are devised to fulfill Lincolncff0478#39;s dream of healing a dividentificationed country, with the former Confederates allowed to reintegrate into American society. however one man and his band of murderous accomplices, in all probability achieving into the easiest ranks of the U.S. govt, don't seem to be appeased.

in the midst of the patriotic celebrations in Washington D.C., John Wilkes booth—charismatic ladiescff0478#39; man and impenitent racist—murders Abraham Lincoln at Fordcff0478#39;s Theatre. A livid manhunt ensues and booth straight away turns into the rusticcff0478#39;s such a lot wanted fugitive. Lafayette C. Baker, a sensible but shifty new york detective and former Union undercover agent, unravels the string of clues resulting in booth, while federal forces observe his accomplices. The thrilling chase results in a fiery shootout and a sequence of courtroom-ordered executions—including that of the first girl ever carried out via the U.S. govt, Mary Surratt. that includes some of historycff0478#39;s such a lot remarkable figures, vividentification element, and page-turning motion, Killing Lincoln is history that reads like a mystery.

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writer: Martin Dugardwriter: Henry Holt and Co.Binding: Kindle versionLanguage: EnglishPages: 336

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