Bloody Crimes by James L. Swanson audiobook

Bloody Crimes: The Chase for Jefferson Davis and the Death Pageant for Lincoln's Corpse

By James L. Swanson
Read by Richard Thomas

HarperAudio, HarperCollins 9780061233784
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In Bloody Crimes, James L. Swanson—the Edgar® Award-winning, New York Times bestselling author of Manhunt—brings to life two epic events of the Civil War era: the thrilling chase to apprehend Confederate president Jefferson Davis in the wake of the Lincoln assassination and the momentous  20 -day funeral that took Abraham Lincoln’s body home to Springfield. A true tale full of fascinating twists and turns, and lavishly illustrated with dozens of rare historical images—some never before seen—Bloody Crimes is a fascinating companion to Swanson’s Manhunt and  a riveting true-crime thriller that will electrify civil war buffs, general readers, and everyone in between.

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Summary

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A New York Times bestseller

An Amazon Best Book of the Month, October 2010

A Publishers Weekly bestseller

A Wall Street Journal bestseller

A Washington Post bestseller

In Bloody Crimes, James L. Swanson—the Edgar® Award-winning, New York Times bestselling author of Manhunt—brings to life two epic events of the Civil War era: the thrilling chase to apprehend Confederate president Jefferson Davis in the wake of the Lincoln assassination and the momentous  20 -day funeral that took Abraham Lincoln’s body home to Springfield. A true tale full of fascinating twists and turns, and lavishly illustrated with dozens of rare historical images—some never before seen—Bloody Crimes is a fascinating companion to Swanson’s Manhunt and  a riveting true-crime thriller that will electrify civil war buffs, general readers, and everyone in between.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“A haunting masterpiece. James Swanson has written a thrilling book of death and longing, of defeat and resurrection.” Harlan Coben, #1 New York Times bestselling author
“James Swanson is a giant. With his instant classic Manhunt, and its triumphant follow up Bloody Crimes, Swanson proves beyond all doubt that he is a master of historical true-crime epic…Bloody Crimes is irresistibly captivating. I highly recommend it.” Vincent Bugliosi, New York Times bestselling author
“With the publication of Bloody Crimes, James L. Swanson emerges as one of America’s greatest historians. Swanson recounts the closing drama of the Civil War with hair-raising precision and the vivid narrative drive of a top-tier novelist. A grand tour de force!” Douglas Brinkley, New York Times bestselling author
“James Swanson has done it again. Bloody Crimes is a moving, evocative trip back in time to the tumultuous spring of 1865. Swanson’s meticulous research and sparkling prose make it an essential companion to his award winning bestseller, Manhunt.” Michael Burlingame, author of Abraham Lincoln: A Life

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Author Bio: James L. Swanson

Author Bio: James L. Swanson

James L. Swanson is the Edgar Award-winning author of the New York Times bestseller Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln’s Killer. His other books include the acclaimed photographic history Lincoln’s Assassins: Their Trial and Execution, as well as Chasing Lincoln’s Killer, and adaptations of Manhunt and Bloody Crimes for young readers. Swanson was born on Lincoln’s birthday.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD, MP3 CD
Runtime: 12.74
Audience: Adult
Language: English