Liar, temptress, soldier, spy : Four Women Undercover in the Civil War. / Karen Abbott.
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- ISBN: 9780062332165 (sound recording)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (13 audio files) : digital
- Edition: Unabridged.
- Publisher: New York : HarperAudio, 2014.
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Narrator: Karen White.
Belle BoydEmma EdmondsRose O'Neal GreenhowElizabeth Van LewIn 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...
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