Manhunt

Manhunt : The 12-Day Chase to Catch Lincoln's Kill

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The murder of Abraham Lincoln set off the greatest manhunt in American history -- the pursuit and capture of John Wilkes Booth. From April 14 to April 26, 1865, the assassin led Union cavalry and detectives on a wild twelve-day chase through the streets of Washington, D.C., across the swamps of Maryland, and into the forests of Virginia, while the nation, still reeling from the just-ended Civil War, watched in horror and sadness.

Based on rare archival materials and obscure trial transcripts, Manhunt is a fully documented work, but it is also a fascinating tale of murder, intrigue, and betrayal. A gripping hour-by-hour account told through the eyes of the hunted and the hunters, this is history as you've never read it before.
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  • Paperback | 733 pages
  • 149.9 x 226.1 x 38.1mm | 884.52g
  • United States
  • English
  • Large type / large print
  • Large type / large print edition
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0060853476
  • 9780060853471

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