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The Resource Treacherous beauty : Peggy Shippen, the woman behind Benedict Arnold's plot to betray America, Mark Jacob and Stephen H. Case

Treacherous beauty : Peggy Shippen, the woman behind Benedict Arnold's plot to betray America, Mark Jacob and Stephen H. Case

Label
Treacherous beauty : Peggy Shippen, the woman behind Benedict Arnold's plot to betray America
Title
Treacherous beauty
Title remainder
Peggy Shippen, the woman behind Benedict Arnold's plot to betray America
Statement of responsibility
Mark Jacob and Stephen H. Case
Title variation
Treacherous beauty
Title variation remainder
Peggy Shippen, the woman behind Benedict Arnolds plot to betray America
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Treacherous Beauty is the first popular biography of an eighteenth-century society girl named Peggy Shippen<U+2014>close friend of a British spymaster and wife of Benedict Arnold<U+2014>and how she was instrumental to the treasonous plot to sabotage the American Revolution
Summary
Reveals the true story of Peggy Shippen, Benedict Arnold's wife and socialite who used her connections within both American and British society to help her husband, Benedict Arnold, and friend, John Andre, plot against the colonists during the Revolutionary War
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10126786
Cataloging source
DLC
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Jacob, Mark
Dewey number
  • 973.3/85092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E278.A72
LC item number
J34 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Case, Stephen H
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Arnold, Margaret Shippen
  • Arnold, Benedict
  • American loyalists
  • United States
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
Peggy Shippen, the woman behind Benedict Arnold's plot to betray America
Label
Treacherous beauty : Peggy Shippen, the woman behind Benedict Arnold's plot to betray America, Mark Jacob and Stephen H. Case
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 260-270) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Princess of Philadelphia -- No safe haven -- Enter André -- The Meschianza -- Arnold arrives -- Love and money -- The general's wife -- Spymaster -- The dance of deceit -- The way to West Point -- "The greatest treasure you have" -- Meeting after midnight -- A capture and an escape -- The mad scene -- Pariah of Philadelphia -- The three fates -- "The handsomest woman in England" -- Strangers in America -- Unmanned -- The keepsake -- Epilogue
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 279 pages
Isbn
9780762773886
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012012815
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • 756578890
  • (OCoLC)756578890
Label
Treacherous beauty : Peggy Shippen, the woman behind Benedict Arnold's plot to betray America, Mark Jacob and Stephen H. Case
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 260-270) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Princess of Philadelphia -- No safe haven -- Enter André -- The Meschianza -- Arnold arrives -- Love and money -- The general's wife -- Spymaster -- The dance of deceit -- The way to West Point -- "The greatest treasure you have" -- Meeting after midnight -- A capture and an escape -- The mad scene -- Pariah of Philadelphia -- The three fates -- "The handsomest woman in England" -- Strangers in America -- Unmanned -- The keepsake -- Epilogue
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 279 pages
Isbn
9780762773886
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012012815
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • 756578890
  • (OCoLC)756578890

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