Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)

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by Seth Grahame-Smith
     
 

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Reveals the hidden life of the sixteenth U.S. president, who was actually a vampire-hunter obsessed with the complete elimination of the undead, and uncovers the role vampires played in the birth, growth, and near-death of the nation.

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Reveals the hidden life of the sixteenth U.S. president, who was actually a vampire-hunter obsessed with the complete elimination of the undead, and uncovers the role vampires played in the birth, growth, and near-death of the nation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780606264501
Publisher:
Demco Media
Publication date:
03/27/2012
Edition description:
THIS EDITION IS INTENDED FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY
Pages:
433
Sales rank:
1,221,817
Product dimensions:
4.10(w) x 6.60(h) x 1.40(d)

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Abraham Lincoln 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
scrappy-do More than 1 year ago
This book made learning history fun.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I really enjoyed this book and hated it to end. If you think you wouldn't like it because it involves vampires - wrong. This book is nothing like the latest vampire craze. Truly a great story.
Jennmarie68 More than 1 year ago
This story was very interesting. I liked the way Grahame-Smith took real events and tweaked them, leaving them as historical fact just adding a different side to them. I think that was the most appealing part of this story. I liked thinking of these historical facts in a new way. I could almost imagine that was the truth. The writing was a bit humorous at times, and given what was going on in the story the slight humor was able to lighten the mood of what would have been a very dark novel. I for one liked the humor. The characters, both fictional and real, were well developed. While there are characters that we are already familiar with Grahame-Smith was able to add a new dimension to them that lent itself very well to the story. The fictional characters were also a great addition to the story, again tweaking history to make it so interesting. While this one was a bit gory it wasn't so gory that it made it difficult to read (or listen to). There were a few scenes that did make me cringe. My only complaint was the narrator was a bit dry in my opinion. I've never listened to an audio book before, so I don't know if all audio books are like this, or if I just happened upon a fluke. When I'm reading a book I have a whole cast of characters in my head and they each have a different voice and attitude, and that was kind of what I was expecting, to an extent. So this criticism may just well be due to my lack of comfort with an audio book. Other than that I really liked this one. After I read Pride and Prejudice I plan on picking up Grahame-Smith's other novel Pride and Prejudice and Zombies.
booklifter More than 1 year ago
Grahame-Smith did his homework for this book. The historical context is very accurate and the incorporation of historical figures very well done. I am constantly amazed at the creativity of writers in coming up with and then developing book ideas that on the surface would seem absurd and doomed to fail. I mean Abraham Lincoln hunting vampires!! The audio production was excellent. I can't wait to see the movie when it comes out!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago