Blood on the Moon : the Assassination of Abraham Lincoln.
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- ISBN: 9780813170824 (electronic bk.)
- ISBN: 0813170826 (electronic bk.)
- ISBN: 9780813137735 (electronic bk.)
- ISBN: 081313773X (electronic bk.)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (403 pages)
- Publisher: Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, 2005.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Preface; Introduction; Part One: A Divided House; Part Two: The Deed; Part Three: The End; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
|Summary, etc.:|| Winner of the 2001 The Lincoln Group of New York's Award of Achievement A History Book Club Selection The assassination of Abraham Lincoln is usually told as a tale of a lone deranged actor who struck from a twisted lust for revenge. This is not only too simple an explanation; Blood on the Moon reveals that it is completely wrong. John Wilkes Booth was neither mad nor alone in his act of murder. He received the help of many, not the least of whom was Dr. Samuel Alexander Mudd, the Charles County physician who has been portrayed as the innocent victim of a vengeful government. Booth was also ai.
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