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Duel with the devil : the true story of how Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr teamed up to take on America's first sensational murder mystery

Author: Paul Collins
Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Acclaimed historian Paul Collins' remarkable true account of a stunning turn-of-the-19th century murder and the trial that ensued--a showdown in which iconic political rivals Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr joined forces to make sure justice was done.--
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Genre/Form: Creative nonfiction, American
Named Person: Levi Weeks; Alexander Hamilton; Aaron Burr; Gulielma Sands
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Collins
ISBN: 9780307956453 0307956458
OCLC Number: 835969898
Description: viii, 289 pages : map ; 25 cm
Contents: The victim. The great sickness ; A boardinghouse by candlelight ; The young Quaker ; The black veil ; The mystery in the meadow --
The accused. Some person or persons as yet unknown ; The glooms of conscious night ; Whatever is boldly asserted ; A perfect monster ; The silent sleigh --
The trial. The American phenomena ; By the hollow stair ; The color of a horse in the night ; Asleep, seemingly ; The devil's advocate --
The verdict. Look upon the prisoner ; The catchpenny contrivance ; Every mark of a villain ; Duel at dawn ; A complicated evil.
Responsibility: Paul Collins.
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Acclaimed historian Paul Collins' remarkable true account of a stunning turn-of-the-19th century murder and the trial that ensued--a showdown in which iconic political rivals Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr joined forces to make sure justice was done.--

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