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Manhunt

The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer

By James L. Swanson

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  • Hardcover: Feb 2006,
    448 pages.
    Paperback: Feb 2007,
    496 pages.

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Glenda York (04/24/06)

Excellent recounting of historic event
James Swanson makes the hunt for Lincoln's killer read like a fast paced novel. He makes history come alive for the casual reader as well as giving the history buff a good read as well. After reading his book I dug out all the supplementary information about that episode in our history and have turned into a Lincoln buff! I always admired Lincoln, but Swanson did a superb job in pointing out all the sad comparisons between one of our greatest presidents and the conspirators that helped Booth pull off his dastardly deed. Great read.
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