The Hour Of Peril : The Secret Plot To Murder Lincoln Before The Civil War

The Hour Of Peril : The Secret Plot To Murder Lincoln Before The Civil War

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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.
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973.7 STAAdult NonfictionIn

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Edition Statement :

1st ed.

Content :

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 ; 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.

Publication, Distribution, etc. :

New York : Minotaur Books, 2013.

ISBN :

0312600224

Physical Description :

ix, 354 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.

Notes :
  • Maps on lining papers.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
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