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  • Chasing Lincoln's Killer

  • By: James L. Swanson
  • Narrated by: Will Patton
  • Length: 3 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 375
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 304
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 300

This fast-paced thriller tells the story of the pursuit and capture of John Wilkes Booth and gives a day-by-day account of the wild chase to find this killer and his accomplices. Based on James L. Swanson's best-selling adult book Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer, this version, written especially for young people, is a fascinating look at the assassination of the 16th president of the United States.

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  • Superb in Every Way

  • By Lanna S. Seuret on 11-26-13

Very Specific book on Lincoln's Assassinator

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Reviewed: 02-11-15

What did you love best about Chasing Lincoln's Killer?

I read this book for my language class and I liked it a lot. The book is very detailed with Booth's escape journey and lots of interesting facts too. A great book to read for history on how Lincoln died and how Booth's escape journey went.

What did you like best about this story?

It give you lots of facts and making the story interesting.

Have you listened to any of Will Patton’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

Nope. This is the first one!