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Publisher's Summary

Introduction read by Bill O'Reilly.

With more than 1.5 million copies sold, Killing Lincoln deftly recounts one of the most dramatic stories in American history—of how one gunshot changed the country forever. In Lincoln’s Last Days, Bill O'Reilly masterfully adapts his historical thriller to appeal to a younger audience.

This is a useful, inviting, and accessible book for younger listeners interested in American history and the Civil War. Both adults and children are sure to find this book irresistible on its own, or as a compelling companion to Killing Lincoln.

©2012 Bill O'Reilly (P)2012 Macmillan Audio

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Riveting narrative

Bill O'Reilly's books always intrigue me. Not only his story telling ability but the depth of his research amazes me. Lincoln and the Civil War have always interested me. Excellent read.

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Interesting--Even for the Non-Historian

I'm not a history buff, but I still really enjoyed listening to the book. After all, it's rather incumbent that every American know about Lincoln's last days.

The book does a great job portraying the events in an interesting light. In fact, I had never before appreciated the extent of the conspiracy and that others besides Lincoln were meant to die on the night that Lincoln was shot. It's also amazing to learn about the lax security protecting Lincoln.

The narrator is fabulous and adds to the enjoyment of the book. I highly recommend this audio edition!

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Buy killing Lincoln instead

Killing Lincoln put me right in the middle of the Action, try that one, pass on this one.

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  • Michele
  • LA JOLLA, CA, United States
  • 10-12-12

Lincoln's Last Days

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

This book was very interesting & kept at a good speed. We enjoyed the little side notes about the people in the book.

What about Ed Hermann and Bill O'Reilly (introduction) ’s performance did you like?

It was nice to hear directly from the author.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

The events that led up to the death of Lincoln. You knew what was going to happen, but it was sad to see it all in the big picture.

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If you could sum up Lincoln's Last Days in three words, what would they be?

Amazing new knowledge

Have you listened to any of Ed Hermann and Bill O'Reilly (introduction) ’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

Yes. Both were hard to pause anywhere if I had to.

Any additional comments?

I've also listened to" Killing Lincoln", which has more detail of the civil war. The shorter version is perfect for younger people to understand ie " Lincoln's Last Days"

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First Bill O'Reilly book, it was Excellent!

I bought this to listen along as my son read the paper book. It was really good! I recommend it for anyone wanting an undertanding of the historical facts surrounding the assassination of Lincoln!
Great story, Good narration, Highly Recommend.

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  • Charles
  • Lincoln, CA, United States
  • 10-08-12

Great Juvenile Edition

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

It is perfect for kids and adults (that would like the gore and sex of the times filtered out). As a senior, I learned a lot too!