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Liar, temptress, soldier, spy : four women undercover in the civil war / Karen Abbott.

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  • ISBN: 9780062092915
  • ISBN: 006209291X
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Harper, 2014.

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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.: Karen Abbott, the
Source of Description Note: Title from resource description page (Recorded Books, viewed April 14, 2014).
Subject: HISTORY / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877).
Women's Studies.
Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Genre: Electronic books.

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