Killing Lincoln: The Shocking Assassination That Changed America Forever

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Christian Large Print, May 1, 2015 - History - 589 pages
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A #1 New York Times Bestselling AuthorA riveting historical narrative of the heart-stopping events surrounding the assassination of Abraham Lincoln in the first work of history by mega-bestselling author Bill O'ReillyIn the spring of 1865, America's Civil War finally comes to an end, In the midst of the patriotic celebrations in Washington, D.C., John Wilkes Booth -- charismatic ladies' man and impenitent racist -- Murders Abraham at Ford's Theatre. A furious manhunt ensues, ending in a fiery shootout and several court-ordered executions. With an unforgettable cast of characters, vivid historical detail, and page-turning action, this is history that reads like a thriller.

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I have not YET read this book. It was actually a gift for my husband. However I do love me some Bill OReilly! Lol. I have read several of his other books and not a one has let me down. He is a very ... Read full review

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See all my thoughts here: This actually was a well written history. There was no political slant–which is something I was worried about from such an outspoken ... Read full review

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Bill O'Reilly was born in Manhattan, New York on September 10, 1949. He received a bachelor's degree in history from Marist College, a master's degree in broadcast journalism from Boston University, and a master's degree in public administration from Harvard's Kennedy School of Government. He started his broadcasting career in Scranton, Pennsylvania before moving on to report and anchor in other places including Dallas, Boston and New York. He worked with CBS and ABC News and was the host of the first version of Inside Edition. He began to work for FOX News in 1996 and is currently the host of The O'Reilly Factor. He has won numerous journalism awards including 3 Emmys. He also writes a weekly column that appears in more than 300 newspapers. He is the author of numerous non-fiction books including Pinheads and Patriots, Kids Are Americans Too, Killing Lincoln, Lincoln's Last Days, Keep It Pithy, Killing Kennedy, Killing Jesus, The Last Days of Jesus, Bill O'Reilly's Legends and Lies: The Real West, Killing Patton, Hitler's Last Days, and Killing Reagan. O'Reilly's book, The Day the President Was Shot:The Secret Service, the FBI, a Would-Be Killer, and the Attempted Assassination of Ronald Reagan, made the Nwe York Times Bestseller list in 2016.

Martin Dugard is one of today's foremost adventure writers. His work appears regularly in "GQ", "Sports Illustrated" & "Esquire". He won the 1997 Dallas Press Club "Katie" award for Best Magazine Sports Story. An avid adventurer himself, Dugard has completed the Raid Gauloises adventure race three times. He is co-holder of the Around the World Speed Record (New York New York in 31 hours, 28 minutes) & he makes his home with his wife & three boys in Orange County, California.

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