American Scoundrel (Playaway Adult Nonfiction) (Pre-Recorded Audio Player)

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On the last, cold Sunday of February 1859, Daniel Sickles shot his wife's lover in Washington's Lafayette Square, just across from the White House ... this is the story of that killing and its repercussions.

Charming and ambitious, Dan Sickles literally got away with murder. His protector was none other than the President himself, the ageing James Buchanan; his political friends quickly gathered round; and Sickles was acquitted. His trial is described with all Thomas Keneally's powers of dash and drama, against a backdrop of double-dealing, intrigue and 'the slavery question'.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781742146201
ISBN-10: 1742146201
Publisher: Bolinda Publishing
Publication Date: April 1st, 2010
Language: English
Series: Playaway Adult Nonfiction