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

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

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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
by Karen Abbott
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Language
eng
Summary
Karen Abbott illuminates one of the most fascinating yet little known aspects of the Civil War: the stories of four courageous women--a socialite, a farm girl, an abolitionist, and a widow--who were spies. After shooting a Union soldier in her front hall with a pocket pistol, Belle Boyd became a courier and spy for the Confederate army, using her charms to seduce men on both sides. Emma Edmonds cut off her hair and assumed the identity of a man to enlist as a Union private, witnessing the bloodiest battles of the Civil War. The beautiful widow, Rose O'Neale Greenhow, engaged in affairs with powerful Northern politicians to gather intelligence for the Confederacy, and used her young daughter to send information to Southern generals. Elizabeth Van Lew, a wealthy Richmond abolitionist, hid behind her proper Southern manners as she orchestrated a far-reaching espionage ring, right under the noses of suspicious rebel detectives. Using a wealth of primary source material and interviews with the spies' descendants, Abbott seamlessly weaves the adventures of these four heroines throughout the tumultuous years of the war
Cataloging source
BLACP
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1973-
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Abbott, Karen
Dewey number
973.7/85
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not applicable
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LC call number
E608
LC item number
.A22 2014ab
Literary text for sound recordings
  • biography
  • history
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Read by Karen White
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  • White, Karen
  • Harper Audio (Firm)
  • Blackstone Audio, Inc
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  • Boyd, Belle
  • Greenhow, Rose O'Neal
  • Van Lew, Elizabeth L
  • Bowser, Mary Elizabeth
  • Women spies
  • Women spies
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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Label
Liar, temptress, soldier, spy : four women undercover in the Civil War, by Karen Abbott
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digital storage
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audio disc
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  • sd
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rdacarrier
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stereophonic
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spoken word
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  • spw
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rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
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4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
12 audio discs (914 min.)
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not applicable
Isbn
9780062353825
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mass produced
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plastic with metal
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audio
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rdamedia
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  • s
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9780062353825
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digital, CD audio
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Zbazq
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digital recording
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sound disc
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1.4m. per second (discs)
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  • 1250190
  • (OCoLC)879328239
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  • 1250190
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Label
Liar, temptress, soldier, spy : four women undercover in the Civil War, by Karen Abbott
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from web page
  • Compact discs
  • "Tracks every 3 minutes for easy bookmarking"--Container
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
12 audio discs (914 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780062353825
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other control number
9780062353825
Other physical details
digital, CD audio
Publisher number
Zbazq
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • 1250190
  • (OCoLC)879328239
  • (OCoLC)ocn879328239
  • 1250190
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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