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Author Abbott, Karen, 1973- author.

Title Liar, temptress, soldier, spy : four women undercover in the Civil War / Karen Abbott. [Axis 360 electronic resource]

Edition Unabridged.
Publication Info. [Ashland, Oregon] : Blackstone Audio, Inc. : Harper Audio, [2014]
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Description 1 online resource (1 sound file (15 hr., 14 min., 25 sec.)) : digital
Playing Time 151425
Performer Read by Karen White.
Summary 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 ever imagined. Elizabeth Van Lew, a wealthy Richmond abolitionist, hid behind her proper Southern manners as she orchestrated a far-reaching espionage ring--even placing a former slave inside the Confederate White House--right under the noses of increasingly suspicious rebel detectives.
Contents 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.
Subject United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Secret service.
Women spies -- United States -- Biography. -- Sound recordings.
Women spies -- Confederate States of America -- Biography. -- Sound recordings.
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-
Genre Audiobooks.
Downloadable audio books.
Added Author White, Karen (Karen Elizabeth) narrator.
Baker & Taylor Axis 360
Other Form: Source record: Abbott, Karen, 1973- author. Liar, temptress, soldier, spy. Unabridged 9781483005119 (OCoLC)879328239
ISBN 9780062332165 (electronic audio bk.)
0062332163 (electronic audio bk.)
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