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The definitive A to Z reference on the assassination of Abraham Lincoln
The first book of its kind, The Lincoln Assassination Encyclopedia is a truly indispensable guide to one of the most dramatic and fascinating events in our nation's history: the murder of the sixteenth president of the United States. Written by Edward Steers, Jr., acclaimed author of Blood on the Moon and one of the world's leading authorities on the subject, here is an exhaustive, highly readable resource that includes:
With a foreword by James L. Swanson, bestselling author of Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer, The Lincoln Assassination Encyclopedia is the perfect addition to every Lincoln library.--This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
A must have if you study Lincoln's Assassination.
Reading it straight through with all the side associated details time travels you right there and feels like your trying to understand and solve along with them.
The book is so well written that each subject is a delight to read in their compact yet informative style.
Great book. It informs you about almost everyone and thing associated with the assassination, including conspiracy theories.Published 1 month ago by Skyfire486
Anyone who is interested in the Lincoln Assassination or just a history buff would enjoy this book. It's a great reference guide with many unknown facts. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Mark
Very complete review of all the persons involved in the Lincoln assassination. Even the persons on the periphery are covered. Nice job Mr. Steers!!!!Published 8 months ago by Dean B. Golding
First encyclopedia I have ever read all the way through. It satisfies two purposes and is more than I hoped.
1) Can always be used to find, lookup, and reference easily. Read more
Too much info about so many people most people have never heard of. All the information makes it confusing. Very detailedPublished 16 months ago by Sandy Wilson
While there are numerous inaccuracies and dubious "facts" in this reference book (inter alia, it is highly unlikely that liquor merchant and shipping magnate Patrick C. Read morePublished 17 months ago by margot
Detailed information about Lincoln assasination, as well as about other books on the topic. Well organized, easy read, that even a non-scholar could read. Read morePublished 20 months ago by JD
It does have alot of facts but absolutely about as interesting to read as a dictionary. Not really a book just a collection of facts.Published 21 months ago by jake samoyedny
Mr. Steers has given the Civil War fan a very good reference book to the major players in the events of April 1865.Published 22 months ago by James R, Gossert