Assassination!: The Brick Chronicle of Attempts on the Lives by Brendan Powell Smith

By Brendan Powell Smith

Creator of the bestselling The Brick Bible: a brand new Spin at the previous testomony and The Brick Bible: the recent Testament, writer Brendan Powell Smith bargains 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 essentially the most profound assaults that experience happened all through US historical past concerning the infamous assassinations on Abraham Lincoln, William McKinley, and John F. Kennedy. yet did you furthermore mght recognize that Richard Paul Pavlick sought to assassinate President Kennedy in 1960, although on the final minute he unexpectedly replaced his brain? Or, that an unknown assailant desperately attempted to homicide Lincoln simply 8 months sooner than his deadly evening at Ford's Theatre? additionally, Smith finds 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 designated illustrations, Smith captivates the authenticity of those assassinations (re-creating recognized images and oral historical past) whereas concurrently demonstrating an artistic 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 recent brick creation!

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