The day Lincoln was shot

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Harper, 1955 - Biography & Autobiography - 308 pages
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"It's Good Friday, April 14, 1865. While all around him, people demand vengeance on the subdued southern states, the President plans to rebuild demolished cities and send captured Secessionist soldiers home to plant their crops. At the famous Ford's Theatre across town, popular actor John Wilkes Booth furtively makes final preparations to destroy the man he blames for all the nation's problems, President Lincoln."--Container.

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User Review  - BryanThomasS - LibraryThing

Read this in high school and I still remember what a great read it was. A historical recreation that reads like a novel. The story of events surrounding the assassination of the president. Great read for history buffs or anyone else. Read full review

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User Review  - rainycamp - LibraryThing

A gripping narrative that holds the reader's interest right up to the final page. I found myself wanting Bishop to keep going after Lincoln's death, since the book was such an absorbing read. Bishop ... Read full review


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