Packed with fascinating details, this fast-paced narrative will transport readers back in time. In an exploration of the political and social landscape at the time of Jesus's life, Bill O'Reilly takes on the questions surrounding his death. Who was involved in the trial and sentencing of Jesus? What circumstances led to his conviction? What were the motivations in killing Jesus? In the same way that the author gave fresh insight into the lives and times of Lincoln and Kennedy, this is an intimate portrait of the Jesus of history. "The Last Days of Jesus "is geared toward young readers, and is sure to make kids reconsider the man they thought they knew.
A condensed version of O'Reilly's bestselling adult book "Killing Jesus."School Library Journal "School Library Journal" This distillation of the best-selling "Killing Jesus: A History" (2013) retains the original's melodramatic tone and present-tense narration. "Kirkus Reviews" A thoroughly documented, visually rich presentation. "Kirkus Reviews on Kennedy's Last Days" All the suspense and drama of a popular thriller. Husna Haq, "The Christian Science Monitor on Killing Kennedy" Immersively written . . . Mr. O'Reilly and Mr. Dugard succeed in investing a familiar national tragedy with fresh anguish . . . A powerful historical precis. Janet Maslin, "The New York Times on Killing Kennedy" This thrillerlike adaptation captures the excitement of the Union victory in the Civil War and the shock and horror that quickly followed as the country learned of Lincoln's death and sought revenge on his assassins. The popularity of O'Reilly's adult title will drive interest in this version, but it definitely stands alone and will find an audience among general readers and report writers. "School Library Journal on Lincoln's Last Days" Accessible to younger readers. "Booklist on Lincoln's Last Days" If Grisham wrote a novel about April 1865 . . . it might well read like "Killing Lincoln." Peter J. Boyer, "Newsweek on Killing Lincoln" ["Killing Lincoln"] delivers a taut, action-packed narrative with cliff-hangers aplenty. "The Christian Science Monitor on Killing Lincoln" ["Killing Lincoln"] is nonfiction, albeit told in white-knuckled, John Grisham-like style. "The New York Post on Killing Lincoln""
Audience: Teenager / Young Adult
For Ages: 11 - 17 years old
For Grades: 6 - 12
Format: Audio CD
Published: 1st April 2014
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 14.7 x 12.7 x 1.3
Weight (kg): 0.14