Based on rare archival material, obscure trial manuscripts, and interviews with relatives of the conspirators and the manhunters, this fast-paced thriller that tells the story of the pursuit and capture of John Wilkes Booth and gives a day-by-day account of the wild chase to find this killer and his accomplices. Based on James Swanson's bestselling adult book Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer, this young people's version is an accessible look at the assassination of a president, and shows readers Abraham Lincoln the man, the father, the husband, the friend, and how his death impacted those closest to him.
Swanson, James L.
Chasing Lincoln's killer
New York : Scholastic Press, c2009
194 p. :,ill., map ;,22 cm
Statement of Responsibility:
James L. Swanson
Branch Call Number:
j 973.7092 S972c 2009
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