Nonfiction Fans Book Club: "Lincoln's Last Trial"
Explore the wonderful world of non-fiction at this monthly book club at our Stratford Branch! In May, we'll read and discuss Lincoln's Last Trial: The Murder Case that Propelled Him to the Presidency by Dan Abrams and David Fisher!
At the end of the summer of 1859, 22-year-old Peachy Quinn Harrison went on trial for murder in Springfield, Illinois. Abraham Lincoln was hired to defend him. The case posed painful personal challenges for Lincoln, as the murder victim had been his friend and his mentor. To win this trial, Lincoln would have to form an unholy allegiance with a longtime enemy, a revivalist preacher he had twice run against for political office.
From history and social issues to science and psychology, nonfiction illuminates any number of areas, making you more intelligent and well-rounded. And it's easy to do: Just read each month's book and show up! New attendees are always welcome.
For more information, call our Stratford Branch at 715-687-4420.
Discuss this riveting true tale during our monthly book club for nonfiction lovers! 🖶
Wednesday, May 6, 2020