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Liar, temptress, soldier, spy [GRPL Book Club] : four women undercover in the Civil War / Karen Abbott.

Liar, temptress, soldier, spy [GRPL Book Club] : four women undercover in the Civil War

Abbott, Karen, 1973- author. (Author).

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  • ISBN: 9780062092908
  • Physical Description: xiii, 516 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First Harper Perennial edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Harper Perennial, 2015.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Splendid and Silent Suns (A Note) -- [1] 1861 -- 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 -- [2] 1862 -- 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 -- [3] 1863 -- When You Think He May Be Killed Tomorrow -- Bread Or Blood -- A Wean That's Born To Be Hung -- Forgive You All the Same -- No One Ignorant of the Danger -- La Belle Rebelle -- Women Make War Upon Each Other -- Please Give Us Some of Your Blood -- [4] 1864 -- That Unhappy Country -- Despicable Remedies -- The Sanctuary of a Modest Girl -- You Are Very Poor Company -- Be Prudent And Never Come Again -- Goodbye, 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 -- [5] 1865 -- The Way A Child Loves Its Mother -- As This Mighty Work Was Done -- Epilogue.
Summary, etc.: The never-before-told story of four real-life women (Belle Boyd, Emma Edmonds, Rose O'Neal Greenhow, and Elizabeth Van Lew) who risked everything to take on a life of espionage during the Civil War. Provided by publisher.
Subject: United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Secret service.
Women spies > United States > Biography.
Women spies > Confederate States of America > Biography.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Participation, Female.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Women.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Biography.
Boyd, Belle, 1844-1900.
Greenhow, Rose O'Neal, 1814-1864.
Van Lew, Elizabeth L., 1818-1900.
Bowser, Mary Elizabeth, approximately 1840-

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