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Stealing Lincoln’s Body

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$20.50 • £16.95 • €18.50

ISBN 9780674030398

Publication Date: 02/28/2009


288 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

26 halftones

Belknap Press


  • Acknowledgments
  • Prologue: “Lay My Remains in Some Quiet Place”
  • 1. TheWorld of the Counterfeiters
  • 2. Big Jim’s Kennally’s Big Idea
  • 3. The Boss Body Snatchers of Chicago
  • 4. “The Devils Are Up Here”
  • 5. The Body in the Basement
  • 6. “The Tools of Smarter Men”
  • 7. The Lincoln Guard of Honor
  • 8. A Pullman-Style Burial
  • Epilogue: Safe and Secure at Last
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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