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My Thoughts Be Bloody The Bitter Rivalry That Led to the Assassination of Abraham Lincoln

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ISBN-10: 1416586067

ISBN-13: 9781416586067

Edition: N/A

Authors: Nora Titone, Doris Kearns Goodwin

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The sceneof John Wilkes Booth shooting Abraham Lincoln in Ford's Theatre is among the most vivid and indelible images in American history. The literal story of what happened on April 14, 1865, is familiar: Lincoln was killed by John Wilkes Booth, a lunatic enraged by the Union victory and the prospect of black citizenship. Yet who Booth really wasbesides a killeris less well known. The magnitude of his crime has obscured for generations a startling personal story that was integral to his motivation.My Thoughts Be Bloody,a sweeping family saga, revives an extraordinary figure whose name has been missing, until now, from the story of President Lincoln's death. Edwin Booth, John Wilkes's older…    
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Book details

List price: $26.00
Publisher: Free Press
Publication date: 5/31/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 496
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Doris Kearns Goodwin was born in Brooklyn, New York on January 4, 1943. She received a bachelor of arts degree from Colby College in 1964 and a Ph.D. in government from Harvard University in 1968. She taught at Harvard University and worked as an assistant to President Lyndon Johnson during his last year in the White House. She has written numerous books including The Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys, Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream, Wait Till Next Year, and The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism. She has received numerous awards including Pulitzer Prize in history, the Harold Washington Literary Award, the Ambassador Book Award for No…