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

Liar, temptress, soldier, spy: : four women undercover in the Civil War, Karen Abbott, (electronic resource)

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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
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Language
eng
Summary
Belle BoydEmma EdmondsRose O'Neal GreenhowElizabeth Van Lew In Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy, bestselling author Karen Abbott tells the spellbinding true story of four women who risked everything-their homes, their families, and their very lives-during the Civil War. Seventeen-year-old Belle Boyd, an avowed rebel with a dangerous temper, shot a Union soldier in her home and became a courier and spy for the Confederate army, using her considerable charms to seduce men on both sides. Emma Edmonds disguised herself as a man to enlist as a Union private named Frank Thompson, witnessing the bloodiest battles of the war and infiltrating enemy lines, all the while fearing that her past would catch up with her. The beautiful widow Rose O'Neal Greenhow engaged in affairs with powerful Northern politicians, used her young daughter to send information to Southern generals, and sailed abroad to lobby for the Confederacy, a journey that cost her more than she ever imagined. Elizabeth Van Lew, a wealthy Richmond abolitionist, hid behind her proper Southern manners as she orchestrated a far-reaching espionage ring-even placing a former slave inside the Confederate White House-right under the noses of increasingly suspicious rebel detectives. Abbott's pulse-quickening narrative weaves the adventures of these four forgotten daredevils into the tumultuous landscape of a broken America, evoking a secret world that will surprise even the most avid enthusiasts of Civil War-era history. With a cast of real-life characters, including Nathaniel Hawthorne, General Stonewall Jackson, Detective Allan Pinkerton, Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln, and Emperor Napolǒn III, Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy shines a dramatic new light on these daring-and, until now, unsung-heroines
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technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1973-
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Abbott, Karen
Dewey number
973.7/85
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other
PerformerNote
Read by Karen White
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  • White, Karen
  • hoopla digital
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  • United States
  • Women spies
  • Women spies
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Boyd, Belle
  • Greenhow, Rose O'Neal
  • Van Lew, Elizabeth L
  • Bowser, Mary Elizabeth
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
Liar, temptress, soldier, spy: : four women undercover in the Civil War, Karen Abbott, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11586910
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digital storage
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MWT11586910
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Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (15hr., 14 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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digital.
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MWT11586910
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
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Label
Liar, temptress, soldier, spy: : four women undercover in the Civil War, Karen Abbott, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11586910
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11586910
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (15hr., 14 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11586910
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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