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The Resource 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, Paul Collins

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, Paul Collins

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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
Title
Duel with the devil
Title remainder
the true story of how Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr teamed up to take on America's first sensational murder mystery
Statement of responsibility
Paul Collins
Title variation
Duel with the devil
Title variation remainder
the true story of how Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr teamed up to take on Americas first sensational murder mystery
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Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A true account of a 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
Summary
Documents the sensational 1799 murder mystery that inspired rivals Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr to join forces, revealing the links between the accused killer and both men and the public outcry that nearly prevented the suspect's fair trial
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
Oregon Book Awards, Frances Fuller Victor Award for General Nonfiction, 2014.
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10185566
Cataloging source
UKMGB
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1969-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Collins, Paul
Dewey number
364.152/309747109033
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
KF223.W44
LC item number
C65 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hamilton, Alexander
  • Burr, Aaron
  • Weeks, Levi
  • Sands, Gulielma
  • Murder
  • Trials (Murder)
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the true story of how Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr teamed up to take on America's first sensational murder mystery
Label
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, Paul Collins
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-279) and index
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 villian -- Duel at dawn -- A complicated evil
Control code
ocn835969898
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 289 pages
Isbn
9780307956453
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
map
System control number
(OCoLC)835969898
Label
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, Paul Collins
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-279) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 villian -- Duel at dawn -- A complicated evil
Control code
ocn835969898
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 289 pages
Isbn
9780307956453
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
map
System control number
(OCoLC)835969898

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