Lincoln’s Spymaster: Allan Pinkerton, America’s First Private Eye

By Samantha Seiple

Hardcover edition

Publisher Scholastic Imprint Scholastic ISBN


Awards and Honors 2015 Cybils Awards Nomination, Young Adult Nonfiction

Lincoln’s Spymaster: Allan Pinkerton, America’s First Private Eye

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Before setting his sights on train robbers, counterfeiters, and other outlaws—including Jesse James—Allan Pinkerton uncovered and thwarted an assassination attempt against President-elect Lincoln. Source notes. Index. Black-and-white photographs and illustrations.
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