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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
In February of 1861, Abraham Lincoln faced a threat of assassination as he traveled by train from Springfield to Washington for his inauguration. Over thirteen days, legendary detective Allan Pinkerton worked feverishly thwart the plot, assisted by Kate Warne, America's first female private eye. Pinkerton struggled to unravel the details of the plot, even as he contended with Lincoln and his advisors, who refused to believe that the danger was real. With time running out, Pinkerton took a desperate gamble. Shrouded in secrecy -- and later mired in controversy -- the story of the Baltimore Plot is one of the last great untold tales of the Civil War era
Member of
Awards note
Edgar Allan Poe Award, best fact crime, 2014.
Cataloging source
DLC
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Stashower, Daniel
Dewey number
973.7092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
E457.4
LC item number
.S85 2013b
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print nonfiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Presidents
  • Baltimore (Md.)
  • Large type books
  • Attempted assassination
  • Large type books
  • Presidents
  • Maryland
  • United States
Label
The hour of peril : the secret plot to murder Lincoln before the Civil War, Daniel Stashower
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : St. Martin's Minotaur, 2013
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 659-669)
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 ; 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
ocn823473398
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
673 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410456311
Lccn
2012049294
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)823473398
Label
The hour of peril : the secret plot to murder Lincoln before the Civil War, Daniel Stashower
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : St. Martin's Minotaur, 2013
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 659-669)
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 ; 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
ocn823473398
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
673 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410456311
Lccn
2012049294
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)823473398

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