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Pitch does a good job covering the assassination from its earliest incarnations to John Surratt's trials, which I appreciated.
When I thought that I had read everything about Lincoln's death, Anthony Pitch adds some new details to the story in his well researched book.
His writing is superb, the footnotes are detailed, the bibliography is comprehensive, and his primary source work is outstanding.
This book is full of excitement. Story has so much detail, it looks like that author has created his own story. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Afshan Saeed
arrived quickly, exactly as described, excellent condition, would buy again, 5 starPublished 5 months ago by Lexi1gma
Mr. Pitch presents an incredibly detailed account of the events that took place prior, during and after Lincoln's assassination. Read morePublished 6 months ago by brmw9
Riveting. I enjoy reading about Abraham Lincoln. It is such a sad ocurance in American history.Published 6 months ago by Judith H. Staszesky
I've read hundreds of accounts of the events of Lincoln's murder. For me, there wasn't too much new here but, for the casual reader, this is a great overview of what transpired in... Read morePublished 9 months ago by S. O'Toole
I've read a few books about Lincoln and was surprised that there were some facts I never read about before. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Plano Texan
When I thought that I had read everything about Lincoln's death, Anthony Pitch adds some new details to the story in his well researched book. His findings about Dr. Read morePublished 12 months ago by M.L. White
Very interesting book. It started off a little slow, and before Lincoln's death, the information about him kind of overshadowed the information about the conspirators. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Timothy A. Aiken
This is a well written book, with exquisite detail. It gave me new insight into the attitudes and lifestyles of the era. I enjoyed it a lot, and also learned a lot from it.Published 12 months ago by kathy