John Wilkes Booth and the Civil War

by Otfinoski, Steven.

Format: Print Book 1999
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Penn Hills Library Juvenile j 92 BOO
Location  Penn Hills Library
Collection  Juvenile
Call Number  j 92 BOO
Born into a famous family of highly respected actors, young John seemed to have his life plotted for him. But, in the 1860s, as tensions over slavery mounted, he became increasingly political. How did he wind up at Ford's Theater one night, ready to kill the president?
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Series Notorious Americans and their times.
Subjects Booth, John Wilkes, -- 1838-1865 -- Juvenile literature.
Lincoln, Abraham, -- 1809-1865 -- Assassination -- Juvenile literature.
Booth, John Wilkes, -- 1838-1865.
Lincoln, Abraham, -- 1809-1865 -- Assassination.
Assassins -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Publisher Woodbridge, Conn. :Blackbirch Press,1999
Edition 1st ed.
Language English
Description 80 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (page 76) and index.
ISBN 1567112226 (lib. bdg. : alk. paper)
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