Black Friday shopping? Start with this book

When I saw the book was written by Michael Kauffman, I knew I was buying it. He’s that good.

“In the Footsteps of an Assassin” details assassin John Wilkes Booth’s escape trail after killing President Lincoln. Kauffman is a longtime local expert rivaled only by James Swanson. But, Kauffman is even better when it comes to the little places along the trail in Maryland and Virginia. The book shows them, pictures and all. That each site and person s a different chapter makes it easy to read and skip around to what you like.

So when buying Christmas presents for that hard-to-buy person who likes Lincoln stories, get this book.

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Rick Snider is a native Washingtonian, long-time journalist and licensed tour guide since 2010.
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