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American scoundrel : the life of the notorious Civil War general Dan Sickles

Author: Thomas Keneally; Humphrey Bower
Publisher: [Newark, NJ] : Bolinda Audio ; [Grand Haven, MI] : Brilliance Audio, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Biography : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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On the last, cold Sunday of February 1859, Daniel Sickles shot his wife's lover in Washington's Lafayette Square, just across from the White House. This is the story of that killing and its repercussions.Thomas Keneally brilliantly recreates an extraordinary period, when women were punished for violating codes of society that did not bind men. American Scoundrel is the lens through which the reader can view history  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Biography
Named Person: Daniel Edgar Sickles; Daniel Edgar Sickles
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Keneally; Humphrey Bower
ISBN: 9781743107874 1743107870
OCLC Number: 772252534
Notes: Title from container.
Compact discs.
Duration: 13:45:00.
Performer(s): Read by Humphrey Bower.
Description: 11 sound discs (13 hr., 45 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: Thomas Keneally.

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On the last, cold Sunday of February 1859, Daniel Sickles shot his wife's lover in Washington's Lafayette Square, just across from the White House. This is the story of that killing and its repercussions.Thomas Keneally brilliantly recreates an extraordinary period, when women were punished for violating codes of society that did not bind men. American Scoundrel is the lens through which the reader can view history at a time when America was being torn apart.

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