The Day Lincoln Was Shot

Paperback | October 22, 2013

byJim Bishop

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The Day Lincoln Was Shot is a gripping, minute-by-minute account of April 14, 1865: the day President Abraham Lincoln was tragically assassinated.

It chronicles the movements of Lincoln and his assassin John Wilkes Booth during every movement of that fateful day. Author and journalist Jim Bishop has fashioned an unforgettable tale of tragedy, more gripping than fiction, more alive than any newspaper account.
 
First published in 1955, The Day Lincoln Was Shot was a huge bestseller, and in 1998 it was made into a TNT movie, with Rob Morrow as Booth.
 

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The Day Lincoln Was Shot is a gripping, minute-by-minute account of April 14, 1865: the day President Abraham Lincoln was tragically assassinated.It chronicles the movements of Lincoln and his assassin John Wilkes Booth during every movement of that fateful day. Author and journalist Jim Bishop has fashioned an unforgettable tale of tr...

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At seven o'clock on the morning of April 14, 1865, President Lincoln came out of his bedroom, nodded to the night guard, and started down the hall to his office. At 7:22 the following morning Surgeon General Barnes pressed silver coins to his eyelids.The president's day was, as usual, crammed with meetings and appointments, but he was ...

Jim Bishop was a syndicated columnist and author of many bestselling books, includingThe Day Lincoln Was Shot,The Day Christ Died, andA Day in the Life of President Kennedy. Born in Jersey City, New Jersey, Bishop died in 1987.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:368 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.83 inPublished:October 22, 2013Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0062290606

ISBN - 13:9780062290601

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