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Notes on My Recent Abduction by A. Lincoln: A Narrative Account of the John Wilkes Booth Plot to Kidnap President Lincoln

it was ok 2.00  ·  Rating Details  ·  3 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
This is a fictional account of what Abraham Lincoln had to endure after having been kidnapped by John Wilkes Booth and his gang on March 31, 1864. It is a story which has never been written before. The novel is based on the historical truth that John Wilkes Booth had recruited several people to kidnap Lincoln in 1864 and by so doing, end the war in favor of the Southern, C ...more
Hardcover, 176 pages
Published January 16th 2008 by Authorhouse (first published January 1st 2008)
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Todd Stockslager
Review title: Fascinating ideas, fictional inadequacies
The cover picture and the title of this little-known small-press fiction are nearly worth the price of admission alone. It is historical fact that John Wilkes Booth and most of the gang who would later assassinate Lincoln had originally planned in 1864 to kidnap the President and hold him for political ransom (the cover, title, and idea here have nothing to do with the later incarnation of Lincoln as a vampire hunter, not that there's anythi
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David
Jul 15, 2015 David rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
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A fast-paced speculation on what might have happened if John Wilkes Booth kidnapped President Lincoln, as planned, in April of 1864. The story is plausible and the reactions of the key figures are reasonable. The writing is disjointed and characters are barely developed. Still, a quick read.
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