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Title:  Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer (P.S.)
Binding:  Paperback: 496 pages
Author:   James L. Swanson (Author)
Publisher: Harper Perennial (February 6, 2007)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0060518502
ISBN-13: 9780060518509

Product Dimensions: 
7.9 x 5.3 x 1.3 inches
Category(ies) :  Biography
Shipping weights:  15.2 ounces
Price: RMB160.00
Reading level : 
BookDescription
The murder of Abraham Lincoln set off the greatest manhunt in American history. From April 14 to April 26, 1865, the assassin, John Wilkes Booth, led Union cavalry and detectives on a wild twelve-day chase through the streets of Washington, D.C., across the swamps of Maryland, and into the forests of Virginia, while the nation, still reeling from the just-ended Civil War, watched in horror and sadness.
James L. Swanson's Manhunt is a fascinating tale of murder, intrigue, and betrayal. A gripping hour-by-hour account told through the eyes of the hunted and the hunters, this is history as you've never read it before.


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About the Author
James L. Swanson is the author of the New York Times bestseller Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer. He is an attorney who has written about history, the Constitution, popular culture, and other subjects for a variety of publications, including the Wall Street Journal, American Heritage, Smithsonian, and the Los Angeles Times. Mr. Swanson serves on the advisory council of the Ford's Theatre Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Campaign and is a member of the advisory committee of the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission.


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