The Day Lincoln was Shot

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Greenwich House, 1984 - History - 304 pages
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Well-known journalist and historian Jim Bishop begins this book at 7:00 a.m., April 14, 1865, with Lincoln emerging from his bedroom, worried about a dream in which he saw himself dead. The book ends 24 hours later, with the surgeon general placing two silver dollars on the president's eyelids.

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User Review  - Mo - Goodreads

I read this book ages ago, yet I still remember how it grabbed hold of me and wouldn't let go. Let's face it, we all know how the story ends, so no surprises there. Yet the author absolutely made ... Read full review

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I thought this book was better than O'Reilly's Killing Lincoln. More interesting details. Read full review


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Jim Bishop, the author of over a dozen books, is the originator of "The Day" style of journalism, exemplified in his "The Day Lincoln Was Shot" and "The Day Christ Was Born.

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