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Killing lincoln [electronic resource] : The Shocking Assassination that Changed America Forever. Bill O'Reilly.

O'Reilly, Bill. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781429996877 (electronic bk)
  • Date Published: 2011.

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Summary, etc.: A riveting historical narrative of the heart-stopping events surrounding the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, and the first work of history from mega-bestselling author Bill O'ReillyThe anchor of The O'Reilly Factor recounts one of the most dramatic stories in American history—how one gunshot changed the country forever. In the spring of 1865, the bloody saga of America's Civil War finally comes to an end after a series of increasingly harrowing battles. President Abraham Lincoln's generous terms for Robert E. Lee's surrender are devised to fulfill Lincoln's dream of healing a divided nation, with the former Confederates allowed to reintegrate into American society. But one man and his band of murderous accomplices, perhaps reaching into the highest ranks of the U.S. government, are not appeased.In the midst of the patriotic celebrations in Washington D.C., John Wilkes Booth—charismatic ladies' man and impenitent racist—murders Abraham...
Target Audience Note: Grade 7
UG/Upper grades (9th-12)
8.4 ATOS Level
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Henry Holt and Co., 2011. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 3321 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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