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Author: James L. Swanson Narrator: Will Patton Publisher: Scholastic Inc Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: August 2015 ISBN: 9780545600361
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A breathtaking and dramatic account of the JFK assassination by the NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author of CHASING LINCOLN'S KILLER!

In his new young-adult book on the Kennedy assassination, James Swanson will transport readers back to one of the most shocking, sad, and terrifying events in American history. As he did in his bestselling Scholastic YA book, CHASING LINCOLN'S KILLER, Swanson will deploy his signature "you are there" style -- a riveting, ticking-clock pace, with an unprecedented eye for dramatic details and impeccable historical accuracy -- to tell the story of the JFK assassination as it has never been told before.  
 
The book will be illustrated with archival photos, and will have diagrams, source notes, bibliography, places to visit, and index.
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Quotes & Awards

  • “Swanson brings the same immediacy and thriller-like tension he achieved in Chasing Lincoln’s Killer to this harrowing account of the Kennedy assassination.”

    Publishers Weekly (starred review)

  • “Despite the great number of books on Kennedy’s assassination, this volume stands out for its gripping storytelling style and photographic documentation.”

    School Library Journal

  • “Fascinating.”

    Children’s Literature

  • Winner of the AudioFile Earphones Award
  • A 2013 Cybils Award Finalist for YA Nonfiction
  • Winner of the 2013 Parents' Choice Gold Award for Historical Fiction

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About the Author

Author James L. Swanson

James L. Swanson is the Edgar Award–winning author of the New York Times bestseller Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln’s Killer. His other books include the acclaimed photographic history Lincoln’s Assassins: Their Trial and Execution, as well as Chasing Lincoln’s Killer, and adaptations of Manhunt and Bloody Crimes for young readers. Swanson was born on Lincoln’s birthday.

About the Narrator

Will Patton is an award-winning actor and narrator. HIs narrations have earned the prestigious Audie Award for Best Fiction Narration and also won dozens of AudioFile Earphones Awards. His numerous film credits include Remember the Titans, The Punisher, The Mothman Prophesies, Armageddon, and The Spitfire Grill. He starred in the TNT miniseries Into the West and on the CBS series The Agency and won Obie Awards in the theater for his performances in Fool for Love and What Did He See.