[Epub] ↠ Twenty Days Author Dorothy Kunhardt – Go2deal.co.uk

Twenty Days Containing Than 300 Illustrations And Based On Firsthand Eyewitness Accounts, This Book Tells The Story Of Twenty Fateful Days In America S History From The Night Of Abraham Lincoln S Assassination In 1865, To The Arrest, Trial, And Execution Of Conspirators, And To The Dramatic Funeral In Lincoln S Hometown Of Springfield, Illinois.

10 thoughts on “Twenty Days

  1. says:

    My father s older version of this book, published in 1963, was one of my favorite books when I was a boy Rich with photographs and a moving text, this chronological narrative of the twenty days beginning with the assassinati...

  2. says:

    I managed to pick up this book because it had a foreword by Bruce Catton, and I am glad I checked it out, because the book is a very worthwhile one for both its text and its photos A true labor of love, the book is the result of the assiduous collection of photographs and commenting on them from someone who is an expert in the aftermath of the assassination of Abraham Lincoln and the response of the nation to this Although the book is not a scholarly history, it is clearly a social history of the highest order, and a very worthwhile source if one has an interest in Civil War studies and of Lincoln s assassination in particular In fact, reading this book was like reading a better form of Killing Lincoln, with photos and a complete story, and fewer conspiratorial speculations, all of which is definitely a change for the better, if I may say so for myself in a somewhat biased way All of that leads me to think very highly of this book, even if it would make for a somewhat unconventional coffee table volume.The roughly 300 pages of this book and the pages are very large can be divided into six sections The book begins with a preface and foreword and then moves on ...

  3. says:

    My dad s old copy of this book was one I pored over as a kid I was so pleased to hear it quoted often as I recently read and adored Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders, and pulled this old book down again today for a...

  4. says:

    What an excellent book You are allowed like never before into the life of Abraham Lincoln We need another president like Abe With malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in, to bind up the nation s wounds, to care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow and his orphan, to do all which may achieve and cherish a...

  5. says:

    A picture is worth a thousand words One cannot add to this adage nor describe this gallery of history accurately We who are the children of history can never be experience the days just after Lincoln s assassination with sorrow and awe than this wonderful book conveys Americ...

  6. says:

    Watched a documentary about this family, the Kunhardts, a few weeks ago Fascinating family story led me to this book and another recently read She, Dorothy, also wrote children s books and I m currently waiting for one to arrive via Marina.

  7. says:

    very informative

  8. says:

    Terrific book covers from that fateful night on April 14, 1865 to May 3rd when President Lincoln was finally laid to rest at Oakwood Cemetery in Springfield.

  9. says:

    This is a book that I grew up with and that I inherited from my grandfather From my youth I have been both repelled and fascinated by the images.

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