The Resource The devil's right hand : the tragic story of the Colt family curse, M. William Phelps, (electronic resource)

The devil's right hand : the tragic story of the Colt family curse, M. William Phelps, (electronic resource)

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The devil's right hand : the tragic story of the Colt family curse
Title
The devil's right hand
Title remainder
the tragic story of the Colt family curse
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M. William Phelps
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Language
eng
Summary
From the author who brought you the shocking true story that inspired "Arsenic and Old Lace" comes the horrific legacy of death and destruction in the gunmaking Colt family during the 19th Century, a legacy largely remembered for a lurid murder case that inspired Edgar Allan Poe's story "The Oblong Box" but one that encompassed so much more
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
VALIL
Dewey number
364.152/3092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6248.C646
LC item number
P44 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
The devil's right hand : the tragic story of the Colt family curse, M. William Phelps, (electronic resource)
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The devil's right hand : the tragic story of the Colt family curse, M. William Phelps, (electronic resource)
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 303-307) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Pt. 1. Clashing foils -- Black hats & ink -- Maiden voyage -- Family ties -- Mankiller -- A deathlike hue -- A greenish cast -- The devil and the gunmaker -- pt. 2. The sacrificial lamb -- Confessions of the way life used to be -- Forgive me, I am dying now -- A silent space of time -- Blood in the gutter -- Blood brothers -- Catch-penny abuse -- Prison house -- Theater of murder -- A brother's sins -- Born for blood -- A bloodthirsty heart -- "Death hath no terrors" -- pt. 3 Engine of destruction -- Blood on his hands -- A dreadful cup of vengeance -- Moving on -- The tail of a lion -- Saved by the Indians -- House of hope -- Fortune smiles -- Life springs and death blows -- His father's son -- A final blow
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ocn841515077
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1 online resource (xix, 315 p.)
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online
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9780762775972
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(electronic bk.)
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