The Resource Lincoln's last trial : the murder case that propelled him to the presidency, Dan Abrams and David Fisher

Lincoln's last trial : the murder case that propelled him to the presidency, Dan Abrams and David Fisher

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Lincoln's last trial : the murder case that propelled him to the presidency
Title
Lincoln's last trial
Title remainder
the murder case that propelled him to the presidency
Statement of responsibility
Dan Abrams and David Fisher
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
TnLvILS
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1966-
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Abrams, Dan
Dewey number
  • 340.092
  • 973.7092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1946-
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Fisher, David
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  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Illinois
  • Law
  • Lawyers
  • Trials (Murder)
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Lincoln's last trial : the murder case that propelled him to the presidency, Dan Abrams and David Fisher
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Publication
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"At the end of the summer of 1859, twenty-two-year-old Peachy Quinn Harrison went on trial for murder in Springfield, Illinois. Abraham Lincoln, who had been involved in more than three thousand cases--including more than twenty-five murder trials--during his two-decades-long career, was hired to defend him. This was to be his last great case as a lawyer ... [This book] captures the presidential hopeful's dramatic courtroom confrontations in vivid detail as he fights for his client--but also for his own blossoming political future. It is a moment in history that shines a light on our legal system, as in this case Lincoln fought a legal battle that remains incredibly relevant today"--Amazon.com
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
287 pages
Isbn
9781335424693
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
in901723138
Label
Lincoln's last trial : the murder case that propelled him to the presidency, Dan Abrams and David Fisher
Publication
Note
"At the end of the summer of 1859, twenty-two-year-old Peachy Quinn Harrison went on trial for murder in Springfield, Illinois. Abraham Lincoln, who had been involved in more than three thousand cases--including more than twenty-five murder trials--during his two-decades-long career, was hired to defend him. This was to be his last great case as a lawyer ... [This book] captures the presidential hopeful's dramatic courtroom confrontations in vivid detail as he fights for his client--but also for his own blossoming political future. It is a moment in history that shines a light on our legal system, as in this case Lincoln fought a legal battle that remains incredibly relevant today"--Amazon.com
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
287 pages
Isbn
9781335424693
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
in901723138

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