Call Number:
973.7092 STASHOW
  
Format:
Book
Title:
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Publisher, Date:
New York : Minotaur Books, 2013.
Description:
ix, 354 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm.
  
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Edition:
1st ed.
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.
Subjects:
Notes:
Map on lining papers.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
ISBN:
0312600224 (hbk.)
9780312600228 (hbk.)
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New York Times Review
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