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By Brendan Powell Smith

Creator of the bestselling The Brick Bible: a brand new Spin at the previous testomony and The Brick Bible: the hot Testament, writer Brendan Powell Smith deals a brand new tackle American historical past. For greater than a decade, Smith has honed his masterful paintings utilizing LEGO(R) to re-create scenes from the Bible. Now, he turns his cognizance to unforgettable US presidential assassinations, either deadly and failed. Rediscover probably the most profound assaults that experience happened all through US background regarding the infamous assassinations on Abraham Lincoln, William McKinley, and John F. Kennedy. yet did you furthermore may be aware of that Richard Paul Pavlick sought to assassinate President Kennedy in 1960, notwithstanding on the final minute he all at once replaced his brain? Or, that an unknown assailant desperately attempted to homicide Lincoln simply 8 months earlier than his deadly evening at Ford's Theatre? furthermore, Smith unearths failed homicide makes an attempt opposed to such presidents as Gerald Ford, Richard Nixon, invoice Clinton, and such a lot lately, the 2011 test opposed to President Barack Obama.

With over 400 hugely unique illustrations, Smith captivates the authenticity of those assassinations (re-creating recognized photos and oral heritage) whereas concurrently demonstrating an inventive new medium. even if a historian or a LEGO(R) fanatic, readers of every age would certainly be enthralled with Brendan Powell Smith's most up-to-date brick creation!

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