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Author Stashower, Daniel.

Title The hour of peril : the secret plot to murder Lincoln before the Civil War / Daniel Stashower.

Imprint New York : Minotaur Books, 2013.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    973.7 STA    Available
 GDL Montrose Library Non-Fiction    973.7 STA    Available
 GDL Pacific Park Library Non-Fiction    973.7 STA    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    973.7 STA    Available
 PAS Lamanda Park Branch Non-Fiction    973.7 STA    Available
Edition First edition.
Description ix, 354 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Maps on lining papers.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 335-340) 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 ; 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.
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.
Subject Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Assassination attempt, 1861.
Presidents -- Assassination attempts -- United States.
Baltimore (Md.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
ISBN 9780312600228 (hardcover) : $26.99
0312600224 (hardcover) : $26.99

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