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Fates and Traitors: A Novel of John Wilkes Booth

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Fates and Traitors: A Novel of John Wilkes Booth

The subject of more than a century of scholarship, speculation and even obsession, John Wilkes Booth is often portrayed as a shadowy figure: a violent loner whose single murderous act made him the most hated man in America. Lost to history until now is the story of the four women whom he loved and who loved him in return: Mary Ann, the steadfast matriarch of the Booth family; Asia, his loyal sister and confidante; Lucy Lambert Hale, the senator’s daughter who adored Booth yet tragically misunderstood the intensity of his wrath; and Mary Surratt, the Confederate widow entrusted with the secrets of his vengeful plot.
 
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Fates and Traitors: A Novel of John Wilkes Booth
by Jennifer Chiaverini

  • Publication Date: September 13, 2016
  • Genres: Fiction, Historical Fiction
  • Hardcover: 400 pages
  • Publisher: Dutton
  • ISBN-10: 0525954309
  • ISBN-13: 9780525954309

Winners

Debbie and her group from Raymond, OH
Lisa and her group from Salisbury, MD
Pamela and her group from Centennial, CO