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Manhunt : the twelve-day chase for Lincoln's killer / James L. Swanson.

Authors: Swanson, James L., 1959-
Call number: 973.7 SWA
Publisher: New York : William Morrow, c2006.
Publication date: c2006.
Subject: Fugitives from justice -- United States -- Case studies.
Assassination -- Investigation -- United States -- Case studies.
Criminal investigation -- United States -- Case studies.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Assassination.
Booth, John Wilkes, 1838-1865.
Title: Manhunt : the twelve-day chase for Lincoln's killer / James L. Swanson.
Additional title: Manhunt : the 12-day chase for Lincoln's killer
Edition: 1st ed.
Physical description: 448 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Summary note: The murder of Abraham Lincoln set off the greatest manhunt in American history. From April 14 to April 26, 1865, the assassin led Union cavalry and detectives on a wild twelve-day chase through the streets of Washington, D.C., across the swamps of Maryland, and into the forests of Virginia, while the nation, still reeling from the just-ended Civil War, watched in horror. A Confederate sympathizer and a member of a celebrated acting family, John Wilkes Booth threw away his fame and wealth for a chance to avenge the South's defeat. Based on rare archival materials, obscure trial transcripts, and Lincoln's own blood relics, this book is a fully documented work, but it is also a tale of murder, intrigue, and betrayal, an hour-by-hour account told through the eyes of the hunted and the hunters.--From publisher description.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [397]-438) and index.
ISBN: 0060518499 (acid-free paper)
LCCN: 2005044911
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Bib No.: 1028636

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