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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.
Manhunt is a masterfully researched account of the last days of John Wilkes Booth. James Swanson has you living Booth’s last days; living with his massive ego, feeling the his fear... Read morePublished 16 hours ago by nancy broder
a very interesting book. easy to read, and makes you feel like you were there.Published 3 days ago by ben h
I guess I was as interested in the Lincoln assassination as any minor history lover, so I decided, on the reviews I saw for this book, to check it out. Read morePublished 4 days ago by Jeff
Great book. I bought this book after reading another one of James Swanson's books. This book is also a fast read that tells a good story while learning a little history along the... Read morePublished 19 days ago by Durward Ferland
Brings this whole event down to the raw emotional humanness and not some sterile history factPublished 24 days ago by Steve Murphy
I've always been interested in the assassination of Lincoln and spent a lot of time when in Washington, DC looking at the artifacts. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Pamela
If you like history, you'll love Manhunt. This book includes everything and more that you want to know about the people surrounding the murder of the President. Read morePublished 1 month ago by James A. Hanson