Lincoln's Last Night: Abraham Lincoln, John Wilkes Booth, and the Last 36 Hours before the Assassination

Lincoln's Last Night: Abraham Lincoln, John Wilkes Booth, and the Last 36 Hours before the Assassination

by Alan Axelrod

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Overview

What has kept historians and conspiracy theorists puzzled for years?

In this vividly dramatic account of the last hours of Abraham Lincoln's life, the events that led up to the night of April 14, 1865, are related as never before. Following the motives, decisions, and actions of both Lincoln and his assassin, John Wilkes Booth, readers will encounter facts and theories rarely taught in any history class. Alan Axelrod's gripping retelling of this national tragedy highlights the numerous details, coincidences, and oddities of the assassination plot. This kit includes a handsome portfolio reproduction of the items Lincoln had in his wallet at the time of his death as well as other artifacts from the period.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781596090163
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 03/29/2005
Edition description: PACKAGE
Pages: 140
Product dimensions: 6.92(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.57(d)
Age Range: 14 - 13 Years

About the Author

Alan Axelrod is a renowned historian and business writer. He was the co author of the New York Times bestseller What Every American Should Know About American History as well as the BusinessWeek bestsellers Patton on Leadership and Elizabeth I, CEO. He has written extensively on the Civil War.

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