Wrath - The Life and Assassination of a United States Governor

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In 1895 Kentucky State Senator William Goebel shot John Sanford in broad daylight. Five years later he was being sworn in as the Governor of Kentucky while laying on his death bed with an assassins bullet in his chest. He remains the only sitting governor of a U.S. state to die by an assassin's hand.

At the dawn of the twentieth century his will brought the Commonwealth of Kentucky to the edge of civil war. ...
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Overview

In 1895 Kentucky State Senator William Goebel shot John Sanford in broad daylight. Five years later he was being sworn in as the Governor of Kentucky while laying on his death bed with an assassins bullet in his chest. He remains the only sitting governor of a U.S. state to die by an assassin's hand.

At the dawn of the twentieth century his will brought the Commonwealth of Kentucky to the edge of civil war. He was a man unafraid to turn the Bluegrass blood red in pursuit of his ideals and personal power.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781468020298
  • Publisher: CreateSpace
  • Publication date: 12/8/2011
  • Pages: 352
  • Product dimensions: 5.25 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.80 (d)

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Howard McEwen is a writer living in Bellevue, Kentucky. He pays the bills by running a boutique investment advisory practice in Cincinnati, Ohio specializing in working with middle income, middle-class families and individuals.
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  • Posted February 17, 2011

    Great Read!

    I highly recommend this book - it's well written and the story really keeps you involved - author does a great job bringing the characters to life.

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