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The hour of peril : the secret plot to murder Lincoln before the Civil War

Author: Daniel Stashower
Publisher: New York : Minotaur Books, 2014. ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First Minotaur Books paperback editionView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Stashower
ISBN: 1250042666 9781250042668
OCLC Number: 846552191
Description: vii, 355 pages : illustrations, map ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction: Long, narrow boxes --
pt. 1. 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 --
pt. 2. 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 --
pt. 3. The martyr and the scapegoat. --
The flight of Abraham --
The hour of peril --
Some very tall swearing --
Epilogue: An infamous lie.
Responsibility: Daniel Stashower.

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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.

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