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The Resource Liar, temptress, soldier, spy : four women undercover in the Civil War, Karen Abbott

Liar, temptress, soldier, spy : four women undercover in the Civil War, Karen Abbott

Label
Liar, temptress, soldier, spy : four women undercover in the Civil War
Title
Liar, temptress, soldier, spy
Title remainder
four women undercover in the Civil War
Statement of responsibility
Karen Abbott
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The never-before-told story of four real-life women who risked everything to take on a life of espionage during the Civil War"--Provided by publisher
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 973.7/85
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E608
LC item number
.A22 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Liar, temptress, soldier, spy : four women undercover in the Civil War, Karen Abbott
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 483-495) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Splendid and silent suns (a note) -- The fastest girl in Virginia (or anywhere else for that matter) -- Our woman -- A shaft in her quiver -- As if they were chased by demons -- Never as pretty as her portrait shows -- Little rebel heart on fire -- Admirable self-denial -- The birds of the air -- The secret room -- Stakeout -- Hard to name -- Crinoline and quinine -- Dark and gloomy perils -- Unmasked -- The defenseless sex -- Not your ideal of a beautiful soldier -- She will fool you out of your eyes -- Rebel vixens of the slave states -- Wise as serpents and harmless as doves -- A woman usually tells all she knows -- A slave called "Ned" -- Perfectly insane on the subject of men -- The other side of the river -- My love to all the dear boys -- One grain of manhood -- The madam looks much changed -- The Secesh Cleopatra -- The bright rush of life, The hurry of death -- She breathes, she burns -- The still, small voice -- Richmond underground -- Playing dead -- When you think he may be killed tomorrow -- Bread or blood -- A wean that's born to be hung -- A dreadful blow -- No one ignorant of the danger -- La Belle Rebelle -- Women make war upon each other -- Please give us some of your blood -- That unhappy country -- Despicable remedies -- The sanctuary of a modest girl -- You are very poor company -- Be prudent and never come again -- Good-bye, Mrs. Greenhow -- This verdict of lunacy -- The delicacy of the situation -- Not at all changed by death -- The sweet little man -- Like most of her sex -- The way a child loves its mother -- As this mighty work was done
Control code
ocn878667621
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiii, 513 pages
Isbn
9780062092892
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2014013602
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)878667621
Label
Liar, temptress, soldier, spy : four women undercover in the Civil War, Karen Abbott
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 483-495) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Splendid and silent suns (a note) -- The fastest girl in Virginia (or anywhere else for that matter) -- Our woman -- A shaft in her quiver -- As if they were chased by demons -- Never as pretty as her portrait shows -- Little rebel heart on fire -- Admirable self-denial -- The birds of the air -- The secret room -- Stakeout -- Hard to name -- Crinoline and quinine -- Dark and gloomy perils -- Unmasked -- The defenseless sex -- Not your ideal of a beautiful soldier -- She will fool you out of your eyes -- Rebel vixens of the slave states -- Wise as serpents and harmless as doves -- A woman usually tells all she knows -- A slave called "Ned" -- Perfectly insane on the subject of men -- The other side of the river -- My love to all the dear boys -- One grain of manhood -- The madam looks much changed -- The Secesh Cleopatra -- The bright rush of life, The hurry of death -- She breathes, she burns -- The still, small voice -- Richmond underground -- Playing dead -- When you think he may be killed tomorrow -- Bread or blood -- A wean that's born to be hung -- A dreadful blow -- No one ignorant of the danger -- La Belle Rebelle -- Women make war upon each other -- Please give us some of your blood -- That unhappy country -- Despicable remedies -- The sanctuary of a modest girl -- You are very poor company -- Be prudent and never come again -- Good-bye, Mrs. Greenhow -- This verdict of lunacy -- The delicacy of the situation -- Not at all changed by death -- The sweet little man -- Like most of her sex -- The way a child loves its mother -- As this mighty work was done
Control code
ocn878667621
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiii, 513 pages
Isbn
9780062092892
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2014013602
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)878667621

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