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The Assassin S Accomplice

Author : Kate Clifford Larson
ISBN : 9780465024476
Genre : History
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In The Assassin's Accomplice, historian Kate Clifford Larson tells the gripping story of Mary Surratt, a little-known participant in the plot to kill Abraham Lincoln, and the first woman ever to be executed by the federal government of the United States. Surratt, a Confederate sympathizer, ran the boarding house in Washington where the conspirators-including her rebel son, John Surratt-met to plan the assassination. When a military tribunal convicted her for her crimes and sentenced her to death, five of the nine commissioners petitioned President Andrew Johnson to show mercy on Surratt because of her sex and age. Unmoved, Johnson refused-Surratt, he said, “kept the nest that hatched the egg.” Set against the backdrop of the Civil War, The Assassin's Accomplice tells the intricate story of the Lincoln conspiracy through the eyes of its only female participant. Based on long-lost interviews, confessions, and court testimony, the text explores how Mary's actions defied nineteenth-century norms of femininity, piety, and motherhood, leaving her vulnerable to deadly punishment historically reserved for men. A riveting narrative account of sex, espionage, and murder cloaked in the enchantments of Southern womanhood, The Assassin's Accomplice offers a fresh perspective on America's most famous murder.

The Actual Naming Of John F Kennedy S Assassins

Author : Stephen Kellogg Brooks
ISBN : 1598005472
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Table of Contents The Introduction The Tool Collection The Dinner Collection The Literature Collection The Signature Collection The Olympian Collection The Jesus Myth Collection The Lincoln Assassination Collection The JFK Assassination Collection The U237 Collection ( The U2 Incident ), The Gay Predator Collection, The Assassination of Dr. M. L. King Jr. The Attempt on Reagan, Murder just for the fun of it For FREE SAMPLES OF PAGES GO TO: www.esnips.com/web/forjts When this book was written, it was hard to decide on what the title should be. I finally reduced my choice to two titles, the second one being used as the sub-title: "THE VATICAN CIPHERS". If I had not been so sensative to the economic and social consequences of the Kennedy and Lincoln assassinations, this would have been the actual title, because more than anything else this is about the early invention of our languages. Some of the most important discoveries include the following: Religious names and words such as Christ, Thomas, crucifixion and others were used as roots to invent many of our modern day words, but they were originally written phonetically, and then hidden away when dictionaries standardized our spelling of words. A technique was discovered showing how rootwords and rootnames were used to create other words and ideas and then those ideas and words were used to create detail in short stories especially myths and religious fables of the New Testament. Since this technique was not known to exist, if fell on me to invent a name for it, I named it the ROOTWORD TECHNIQUE. Finally, I discovered that the alphabet was pictorial, or hieroglyphic. The wordsmiths who created our vocabulary used the letters as pictures as well as symbols for sounds.

Eclipse Of The Assassins

Author : Russell H. Bartley
ISBN : 9780299306403
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Eclipse of the Assassins investigates the sensational 1984 murder of Mexico s most influential newspaper columnist, Manuel Buendia, and how that crime reveals the lethal hand of the U.S. government in Mexico and Central America during the final decades of the twentieth century."

Four Pretenders The Talismans Of Darkness Light

Author : Melvin Karew
ISBN : 9781477153291
Genre : Fiction
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The guard at the city gates does not attempt to stop the stranger entering Nuthollia, for his job is to keep people inside the city and no person would enter the city voluntarily unless he were an agent of Grimlindus. Nuthollia, the capital of Neuthonia, is no longer a trading metropolis. Its remaining inhabitants are usually hiding indoors, trying to escape Grimlindus's violent soldiersthe tall blond northerners, bandit warriors and Knights of Destruction, as well as goblins, hobgoblins, kobolds and ogres from further east on the steppes. While contact with these soldiers is dangerous and unpredictable, the soldiers do keep the city's economy moving, the trade continuing. So Nuthollia's inhabitants, the original Neuthonics as well as countless released prisoners-of-war, attempt to earn a meagre living in fear and dread. The stranger is rnwulf, the tall barbarian who had been learning sword-skills in the cold hills of the Borderlands. He is dressed in heavy furs. His long, straight, black hair is tied back by a broad cloth that completely conceals his forehead and from which hangs three beaded feathers. His heavy broadsword is strapped to his back, partially buried within his fur coat, while a number of knives are strapped to his chest and belt. A two-headed tomahawk hangs from his belt. He is accompanied by Caleb, the huge wolf that is as large as a small pony and which has a thick mane of grey fur. Man and wolf survey the cold, snow-covered streets, looking beyond the unhappy houses to the dark palace standing on a hill near the centre of the city. They turn away from it and head into one of the darker and less inviting neighbourhoods, where even Grimlindus's soldiers would think twice before entering. The houses are closer together than elsewhere; the streets disappear into narrow alleyways and blind corners. Open doorways and boarded windows show that many of the residences are empty of normal occupation. However, a quick survey inside would reveal hiding squatters, ruffians, thieves and muggers. The man and wolf stop in front of a building that is deep within this neighbourhood. This building is similar to all the others, dismal and grey. It has a heavy steel door with a small window at face height, covered by a shutter. The man thumps on the door and the shutter is pulled back, revealing two dark, slanted eyes. "What do you want?" says the bouncer. "Where are your mistresses?" asks rnwulf, with a heavy, northern accent. "They are busy. Who wants to know?" "I was sent by Cleosius the warlord, to purchase something which was stolen from him. They are expecting me." The shutter is slid shut and rnwulf hears muted discussions behind it. The shutter slides open again. "You are early!" snaps the voice and the shutter slams closed. rnwulf thumps on the door again, his blows echoing inside. The shutter is pulled back again. "Can I wait inside?" he asks. The door opens, revealing a seven-and-a-half foot monstrosity, which bends over inside the small front room; its hairy frame fills up the doorway. Bugbear! thinks rnwulf, staring at the hairy giant-goblin, which would tower over one of its smaller goblin or hobgoblin cousins. "Come inside," it snarls, "but the wolf stays out there." After re-locking the door, the bugbear leads rnwulf along a dimly lit corridor, before arriving at a small room, furnished only with a hard-backed chair. "The mistresses are busy, the bugbear growls, but I will send someone to fetch them when they are, um, finished. Would you like a drink while you are waiting?" rnwulf waves the bugbear away and sits on the chair. In a moment, he becomes completely motionless, his keen eyes surveying every inch of the room. He waits, becoming tenser as he looks at the low ceiling and the walls. After a short time he stands up, goes to the door and tries the handle, finding it locked. H

Gangs Prisons Parole The Politics Behind Them

Author : Bobby Delgado
ISBN : 9781604770223
Genre : Religion
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Delgado's expos sheds light on Texas gangs, the Texas prison system, the corrupt authority figures charged with running the Texas prison system, and the government figures determined to protect it.

The Unwilling Accomplice The Unwilling 5

Author : Heidi Willard
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Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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A serious fantasy series that doesn’t take itself seriously. Fred and company find themselves in a new neck of the woods as their path carries them to the elven city of Crutchen filled with the fancy, pointy-eared folk of lore. A welcome surprised awaits their coming, and they have more free time on their hands then they planned. They make use of their new-found leisure time to explore the ins-and-outs, intrigues, plotting, scheming, and deception in the fair city as their adventure sneaks up on them and reminds them that danger lurks just around the corner. KEYWORDS: new adult, mystery, paranormal, supernatural, fantasy, folklore, folktale, folk tale, legend, legends, myth, myths, action adventure, action, adventure, second chances, comedy, humor, horror, free, freebie, free book, free books, book, books, free ebook, ebook, free novel, rich, quick read, read, short, serial, series, college, funny, female protagonist, novel, secret, suspense, thriller, alpha male, literature, story, stories, hero, fiction, box, box set, boxed, boxed set, young adult, teen, historical, past, travel, hero, coming of age, high fantasy, high, sword, sorcery, witches, wizards, fairy tales, magic, sorcerer, romantic fantasy, epic, monster, creature

Cobbett S Political Register

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Genre : Great Britain
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Cobbett S Weekly Political Register

Author : William Cobbett
ISBN : HARVARD:32044106508104
Genre : Great Britain
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Assassins America

Author : Jessica Gunderson
ISBN : 9781623709815
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Abraham Lincoln watched a play. James Garfield walked through a train station. William McKinley shook hands with his public. John Kennedy smiled and waved from a motorcade. In these moments shots rang out and four presidents suffered mortal wounds. Some say their assassins were calculating killers. Others say they were madmen guided by strange notions of the world. Assassins' America examines the lives of each killer and his victim. Their stories are full of twists and mysteries, and even today Americans live with lasting effects of these terrible crimes.

Cobbett S Political Register

Author : William Cobbett
ISBN : UVA:X004840648
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