A Court for Owls: A Novel

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Pineapple Press, 1989 - Fiction - 269 pages
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Lewis Powell, an idealistic Confederate soldier, is lured by the charismatic John Wildes Booth to join the fanatical cause of avenging the defeat of the South by murdering Abraham Lincoln. A novel based on an actual character in the drama of Lincoln's assassination.

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The details of the assassination of Lincoln by John Wilkes Booth are widely known, but many are unaware that eight co-conspirators were tried and four, including one woman, were hanged for their parts ... Read full review


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