The Lincoln Assassination Encyclopedia

The Lincoln Assassination Encyclopedia

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"In this encyclopedia of Lincoln's assassination, Edward Steers, Jr., the foremost scholar of the assassination, has assembled knowledge of the subject scattered in documents and writings over a period of nearly a century and a half, organized it authoritatively and comprehensively, and written about it clearly."
--William Hanchett, author of Out of the Wilderness: The Life of Abraham Lincoln

The definitive A-to-Z reference to the Abraham Lincoln assassination by Edward Steers, author of Blood on the Moon: The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln. With a foreword by Manhunt author James L. Swanson.
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  • Paperback | 640 pages
  • 177.8 x 236.22 x 33.02mm | 816.46g
  • HarperCollins Publishers Inc
  • HarperCollins
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 0061787752
  • 9780061787751
  • 942,612

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The definitive A to Z reference on the assassination of Abraham Lincoln

The first book of its kind, The Lincoln Assassination Encyclopedia is a truly indispensable guide to one of the most dramatic and fascinating events in our nation's history: the murder of the sixteenth president of the United States. Written by Edward Steers, Jr., acclaimed author of Blood on the Moon and one of the world's leading authorities on the subject, here is an exhaustive, highly readable resource that includes:

All the known persons, places, events, and conspiracies connected to the tragedy

More than 150 period photographs and maps, many never before published

The truth behind the hoaxes, myths, and legends surrounding the assassination

A comprehensive narrative and timeline of events . . . and more

With a foreword by James L. Swanson, bestselling author of Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer, The Lincoln Assassination Encyclopedia is the perfect addition to every Lincoln library.
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