The Resource The Booth Brothers : Drama, Fame, and the Death of President Lincoln, (electronic resource)

The Booth Brothers : Drama, Fame, and the Death of President Lincoln, (electronic resource)

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The Booth Brothers : Drama, Fame, and the Death of President Lincoln
Title
The Booth Brothers
Title remainder
Drama, Fame, and the Death of President Lincoln
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Language
eng
Summary
Today everyone knows the name of John Wilkes Booth, the notorious zealot who assassinated Abraham Lincoln. But in his lifetime, the killer was an actor who was well-known among fans of the theater, well-known but less famous and less admired than his brother Edwin. In the 1860s, Edwin Booth ranked among the greatest and most-respected stars of the stage. He lived in New York and sympathized with the Union cause, while his younger brother stomped the streets of Washington, D.C., and raged as the Civil War turned in favor of the North. John fantasized about kidnapping the president, but after the defeat of the Confederacy, he sought deadly vengeance. The night Lincoln attended a performance at Ford's Theater; Edwin was far away, knowing nothing of the plot unfolding in the nation's capital
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Langston-George, Rebecca
Dewey number
  • 973.70922
  • B
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
Encounter: narrative nonfiction stories
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  • Booth, John Wilkes
  • Booth, John Wilkes
  • Booth, Edwin
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Lincoln, Abraham,
  • Booth, Edwin,
  • Booth, John Wilkes,
  • Assassins
  • Actors
  • Brothers
  • Actors
  • Assassination
  • Brothers
  • Families
  • Electronic books
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The Booth Brothers : Drama, Fame, and the Death of President Lincoln, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781515797777
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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13820231
Publisher number
MWT13820231
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The Booth Brothers : Drama, Fame, and the Death of President Lincoln, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781515797777
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
13820231
Publisher number
MWT13820231
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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