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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.
The book is so well written that each subject is a delight to read in their compact yet informative style.
"The Lincoln Assassination Encyclopedia" is a must-have for anyone with a serious interest in one of the most fascinating episodes in U.S. history.
God knows I'll wear out the softcover binding over the next few years as I'm sure I'll be constantly referencing this great book!!
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 1 month 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 9 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 10 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 13 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 14 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 15 months ago by James R, Gossert
A Definite must have, great reference that can be used over and over. logged alphabetically any person or place connected to the assassination of Lincoln is listed here. Read morePublished 16 months ago by James J. Ayala
I got got my copy at Barnes & Noble for $19.99. This encyclopedia contains all the characters, incidents, and documents involved in the Lincoln Assassination. Read morePublished 21 months ago by J. Williams