Chasing Lincoln's Killer: James L. Swanson

Author: James L. Swanson

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Based on rare archival material, obscure trial manuscripts, and interviews with relatives of the conspirators and the manhunters, CHASING LINCOLN'S KILLER is a fast-paced thriller about the pursuit and capture of John Wilkes Booth: a wild twelve-day chase through the streets of Washington, D.C., across the swamps of Maryland, and into the forests of Virginia.

"This story is true. All the characters are real and were alive during the great manhunt of April 1865. Their words are authentic and come…more

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Felicia Gary I can't wait to read the book. I agree with his viewpoint about John Wilkes Booth not being a hero, but a racist and coward who hid behind his own selfish cause. I'm not saying Abraham Lincoln was a perfect man or some demigod, but he was a man with heart and acknowledged his humaness, and lived each day doing his best for his country and all citizens. I definitely have added this book to my "to-read" list.


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