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

"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.

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Main Author: Abbott, Karen, 1973-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2014]
Edition:First edition.
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100 1 |a Abbott, Karen,  |d 1973- 
245 1 0 |a Liar, temptress, soldier, spy :  |b four women undercover in the Civil War  |c Karen Abbott 
250 |a First edition. 
264 1 |a New York, NY :  |b Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers,  |c [2014] 
300 |a xiii, 513 pages :  |b illustrations, map ;  |c 24 cm 
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541 0 |c Purchase;  |a Amazon;  |d 10/15/2014;  |h $17.70 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references (pages 483-495) and index. 
520 |a "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. 
505 0 |a 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. 
651 0 |a United States  |x History  |y Civil War, 1861-1865  |x Secret service. 
650 0 |a Women spies  |z United States  |v Biography. 
650 0 |a Women spies  |z Confederate States of America  |v Biography. 
651 0 |a United States  |x History  |y Civil War, 1861-1865  |x Participation, Female. 
651 0 |a United States  |x History  |y Civil War, 1861-1865  |x Women. 
651 0 |a United States  |x History  |y Civil War, 1861-1865  |v Biography. 
600 1 0 |a Boyd, Belle,  |d 1844-1900. 
600 1 0 |a Greenhow, Rose O'Neal,  |d 1814-1864. 
600 1 0 |a Van Lew, Elizabeth L.,  |d 1818-1900. 
600 1 0 |a Bowser, Mary Elizabeth,  |d approximately 1840- 
852 |a Historical Society of Pennsylvania  |b Closed Stacks  |h E 608 .A22 2014  |t 1 
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