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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.
Truly a great read for those interested in a microscopic examination of this period and event. Nicely written, but a little dry.Published 4 days ago by J. W. Clark
Very interesting book. Learned a lot about Lincoln's assanation that I had never known before reading this book. Arrived on time and in excellent conditionPublished 8 days ago by pja08
You will discover in this fascinating history that there was a well-documented conspiracy, not only to kill Lincoln, but to decapitate the Union government. Read morePublished 14 days ago by Duty, Honor Country
I knew nothing about this topic, and was neither a literary leviathan nor a Civil War historian, so the book held my interest, was easy on the brain, and imparted a lot of... Read morePublished 17 days ago by Matthew J. Brennan
This was a very compelling read. It was so interesting to learn about all of the parties involved. Even though I knew the end of the story, I was anxious to learn the motivation... Read morePublished 23 days ago by Suzy
We listened to this on our way across the country to go visit The Petersen House and Ford Theater. IT WAS AMAZING!!! We actually listened to it a few times. Read morePublished 29 days ago by Heather Ohl
A quick history lesson about the four people involved in the assassination.Published 1 month ago by good student