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The Greatest Manhunt in American History
For 12 days after his brazen assassination of Abraham Lincoln, John Wilkes Booth was at large, and in Manhunt, historian James L. Swanson tells the vivid, fully documented tale of his escape and the wild, massive pursuit. Get a taste of the daily drama from this timeline of the desperate search.
This is a well written and very well researched book.
I really enjoyed the the Manhunt and was surprised at how much I didn't know that I thought I knew about the story of Lincoln's Assassination.
James L. Swanson has written a compelling account of the twelve day manhunt to apprehend Abraham Lincoln's assassin, John Wilkes Booth.
Wonderful book. Does a great job of tracing Booth's movements after Ford Theater. Excellent read.Published 4 hours ago by Steven A. Flarida
Absolutely great book! The easiest read I have come across, full of detail!Published 5 days ago by Jason Rusk
Sensational! I read Bill O'Reilly's "Killing Lincoln" first which was a good elementary overview of the days leading up to the killing and then the chase. Read morePublished 7 days ago by Joseph W. Taylor
everybody knows that john wilkes booth assasanated abraham linclon but most people, myself included, dont know much beyond that. Read morePublished 7 days ago by Amazon Customer
This is not only the best book I have read on the Lincoln assassination, it is purely one of the best books I have ever read. Read morePublished 13 days ago by John A. Bermingham
The fact that this horrific event actually happened is strange enough. But when you read this book, you begin to see how many odd coincidences there were in the whole event. Read morePublished 13 days ago by Avery Gordon
What a fantastic book. Swanson captures then end of Civil War in a captivating manner. Don't waste your money on O'Reilly's book (or if you already have pick this up to read the... Read morePublished 17 days ago by cathy borden