The President is Shot! The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln  -     By: Harold Holzer
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The President is Shot! The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln

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It was only one moment in history, yet one of the most significant and tragic. Author Harold Holzer explains the context for the assassination, including Lincoln's dreams about his death, Mary Lincoln's fears and phobias, his unpopularity in the South, and the ways in which John Wilkes Booth life lead him the assassination of the president. Period etchings, mementoes and photographs included. Ages 10 & up.

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Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 184
Vendor: Boyds Mills Press
Dimensions: 9.00 X 6.00 (inches)
ISBN: 1563979853
ISBN-13: 9781563979859
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On Friday evening, April 14, 1865, less than a week after the surrender of Confederate forces, John Wilkes Booth crept into Ford's Theatre and murdered Abraham Lincoln. Though it happened nearly 150 years ago, no one has been sure why it happened. In this riveting book, Harold Holzer, one of the country's leading authorities on Lincoln, sweeps away the fog of history to answer the questions surrounding Lincoln's assassination. He shows the conditions of the time that led to the tragic event at Ford's Theatre, and why those who hated Lincoln, such as John Wilkes Booth, sought such horrifying revenge. Filled with dramatic detail and illustrated with archival photographs, this book is bound to be considered an essential work for young readers.

Author Bio

Harold Holzer, Vice President for Communications and Marketing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, is one of the country's leading authorities on the political culture of the Civil Ware era. he has authored, coauthored, and edited twenty books about Lincoln and the Civil War, including Abraham Lincoln the Writer. Mr. Holzer is cochairman of the United States Lincoln Bicentennial Commission. He lives in Rye, New York.

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