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Author Stashower, Daniel.

Title The hour of peril [text (large print)] : the secret plot to murder Lincoln before the Civil War / Daniel Stashower.

Publication Info. Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press ; a part of Gale Cengage Learning, [2013]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Large Type, Non-Fiction    LT 973.7 STA    Available
Edition Large print edition.
Description 673 pages : ill. ; 23 cm.
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Thorndike Press large print nonfiction
Thorndike Press large print nonfiction series.
Note Originally published: New York : St. Martin's Minotaur, 2013.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary In February of 1861, just days before he assumed the presidency, Abraham Lincoln faced a "clear and fully matured" threat of assassination as he traveled by train from Springfield to Washington for his inauguration. Over a period of thirteen days the legendary detective Allan Pinkerton worked feverishly to detect and thwart the plot, assisted by a captivating young widow named Kate Warne, America's first female private eye.
Subject Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Assassination attempt, 1861.
Presidents -- Assassination attempts -- United States.
Large type books.
Baltimore (Md.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
ISBN 9781410456311 (hardcover)
1410456315 (hardcover)

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