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The Darkest Dawn: Lincoln, Booth, and the Great American Tragedy
     

The Darkest Dawn: Lincoln, Booth, and the Great American Tragedy

by Thomas Goodrich, Th Goodrich
 

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ISBN-10: 0253345677

ISBN-13: 9780253345677

Pub. Date: 04/01/2005

Publisher: Indiana University Press


A gripping and detailed account of the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, told with the care of the historian and the flair of the fiction writer.

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A gripping and detailed account of the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, told with the care of the historian and the flair of the fiction writer.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780253345677
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Publication date:
04/01/2005
Pages:
376
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
I
Prologue: The Omen
1. Three Electric Words
2. The White City
3. The Last Man
4. Star of Glory
5. The President and the Player
6. Sic Semper Tyrannis
7. Towards an Indefinite Shore
8. The Clown and the Sphinx
9. One Bold Man
II
10. A Night to Remember
11. Terror on Lafayette Park
12. The Last Bullet
13. Murder in the Streets
14. A Spirit So Horrible
15. The Darkest Dawn
16. Hemp and Hell
17. This Sobbing Day
18. Black Easter
19. A Double Disaster
20. In Dungeons Dreadful
21. The Wrath of God and Man
22. The Curse of Cain
23. The Mid-week Sabbath
24. Oh! Abraham Lincoln!
25. The Fox and the Hounds
26. Blade of Fate
27. The Bad Hand
28. The Hate of Hate
29. The Heart of Israel
30. Dust to Dust
III
31. Old Scores
32. The Living Dead
33. The Most Dreadful Fate
34. Beads on a String
Epilogue: The Haunted Stage
Acknowledgments
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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