George S. Bryan The Great American Myth, cloth
The Classic Interpretation of Lincoln’s Assassination
Bryan, George S. THE GREAT AMERICAN MYTH. Chicago: (1995). 2nd ed., 2nd print., 436p., illus.
The classic interpretation of Lincoln’s assassination as a simple conspiracy, carried out by John Wilkes Booth acting on his own and dying in the Garret barn. Noted authority William Hanchett provides an insightful essay, viewing the assassination through the eyes of Lincoln’s biographers since 1865. An essential book for anyone interested in this event.
As new; d.j.