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The Resource The hour of peril : the secret plot to murder Lincoln before the Civil War, Daniel Stashower

The hour of peril : the secret plot to murder Lincoln before the Civil War, Daniel Stashower

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The hour of peril : the secret plot to murder Lincoln before the Civil War
Title
The hour of peril
Title remainder
the secret plot to murder Lincoln before the Civil War
Statement of responsibility
Daniel Stashower
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Two-time Edgar award-winning author Daniel Stashower uncovers the riveting true story of the "Baltimore Plot," an audacious conspiracy to assassinate Abraham Lincoln on the eve of the Civil War
Summary
Presents the true story of the "Baltimore Plot" conspiracy to assassinate Abraham Lincoln on the eve of the Civil War, tracing the efforts of detective Allan Pinkerton and private eye Kate Warne to identify and stop the would-be killers
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Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Agatha Award for Best Nonfiction, 2013.
  • Anthony Award for Best Critical/Nonfiction, 2014.
  • Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Fact Crime, 2014.
  • Macavity Award for Best Non-Fiction, 2014.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10153889
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973.7092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E457.4
LC item number
.S85 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
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the secret plot to murder Lincoln before the Civil War
Label
The hour of peril : the secret plot to murder Lincoln before the Civil War, Daniel Stashower
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Maps on endpapers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 335-340) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Long, narrow boxes -- The cooper and the rail-splitter. His hour had not yet come ; The apprentice ; How I became a detective ; Ardent spirits ; Pink lady ; Let us dare to do our duty ; It's coming yet -- Plums and nuts. A pig-tail whistle ; Mobtown ; Suspicions of danger ; Hostile organizations ; The man and the hour ; If I alone must do it ; A postponed rebellion ; A rabid rebel ; A single red ballot ; Whitewash ; The music agent ; A few determined men ; An assault of some kind ; The assassin's knife -- The martyr and the scapegoat. The flight of Abraham ; The hour of peril ; Some very tall swearing ; An infamous lie
Control code
5603134
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 354 pages
Isbn
9780312600228
Lccn
2012042103
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn795172332
  • (OCoLC)795172332
Label
The hour of peril : the secret plot to murder Lincoln before the Civil War, Daniel Stashower
Publication
Note
Maps on endpapers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 335-340) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Long, narrow boxes -- The cooper and the rail-splitter. His hour had not yet come ; The apprentice ; How I became a detective ; Ardent spirits ; Pink lady ; Let us dare to do our duty ; It's coming yet -- Plums and nuts. A pig-tail whistle ; Mobtown ; Suspicions of danger ; Hostile organizations ; The man and the hour ; If I alone must do it ; A postponed rebellion ; A rabid rebel ; A single red ballot ; Whitewash ; The music agent ; A few determined men ; An assault of some kind ; The assassin's knife -- The martyr and the scapegoat. The flight of Abraham ; The hour of peril ; Some very tall swearing ; An infamous lie
Control code
5603134
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 354 pages
Isbn
9780312600228
Lccn
2012042103
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn795172332
  • (OCoLC)795172332

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