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The Day Lincoln Was Shot: An Illustrated Chronicle
by Richard Bak
This is a recreation of the events which led up to the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. It examines the lives, the personalities and the converging paths of Lincoln and Booth, explores the assassin's motives, and sketches the background of all the key figures involved.
Paperback, 240 pages
Published January 1st 2001 by Taylor Trade Publishing
(first published April 1st 1998)
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RICHARD BAK is a Detroit-based journalist and the author of twenty-five books, including 'Henry and Edsel: The Creation of the Ford Empire' and 'Peach: Ty Cobb in His Time and Ours.' He has received three ForeWord magazine Book-of-the-Year awards, the Stuart D. and Vernice M. Gross Prize for Literature, and two Emmys for his work as writer and coproducer of "Stranded at the Corner," a feature-leng ...moreMore about Richard Bak...