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
Language
eng
Summary
  • Stashower presents the 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
  • Two-time Edgar award-winning author Daniel Stashower uncovers the riveting true story of the "Baltimore Plot," and audacious conspiracy to assassinate Abraham Lincoln on the eve of the Civil War
Title
The hour of peril
Creator
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
Subject
Genre
Pace
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.
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10153889
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973.7092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
E457.4
LC item number
.S85 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
adult
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the secret plot to murder Lincoln before the Civil War
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the secret plot to murder Lincoln before the Civil War
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Daniel Stashower
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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
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction: long, narrow boxes
  • 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
  • Martyr and the scapegoat. The flight of Abraham ; The hour of peril ; Some very tall swearing
  • Epilogue: an infamous lie
Control code
19915007
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 354 pages
Isbn
9780312600228
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2012042103
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
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19915007
System control number
(DLC)BK0011474882

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