Girl in disguise
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Naperville, IL : Sourcebooks Landmark, [2017].
ISBN
9781492635222, 1492635227
Lexile measure
810L
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810L
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Indian Prairie Public Library District - 1st Floor - Novels  1 available
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Book
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308 pages ; 24 cm
Language
English
Lexile measure
810

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"A novel"--Cover.
General Note
Includes Reading Group Guride" (pages [303]-308).
Description
"Widowed and in need of a job, Kate Warne convinces Allan Pinkerton that a female detective can go places and do things a male detective cannot. Once hired, Kate becomes skilled at lock picking and surveillance, but she is best in disguise--as a prostitute, rich matron, spinster, clerk, Southern belle--an expert liar, playing a role. She investigates burglaries, bank robberies, embezzlement, counterfeiting, blackmail, and murder. Eventually earning the respect of her fellow detectives, Kate comes up with an ingenious plan to protect President Lincoln from a Southern assassination plot. During the Civil War, she must fight against a formidable adversary--notorious Southern spy Mrs. Rose Greenhow. Well-told and loaded with suspense and action, this historical novel about Kate Warne, the first female detective in 1850s Chicago, is superb.--,adapted from book review."--Provided by publisher.
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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Macallister, G. (2017). Girl in disguise . Sourcebooks Landmark.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Macallister, Greer. 2017. Girl in Disguise. Naperville, IL: Sourcebooks Landmark.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Macallister, Greer. Girl in Disguise Naperville, IL: Sourcebooks Landmark, 2017.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Macallister, Greer. Girl in Disguise Sourcebooks Landmark, 2017.

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