The Resource The whiskey rebels : a novel, David Liss, (electronic resource)

The whiskey rebels : a novel, David Liss, (electronic resource)

Label
The whiskey rebels : a novel
Title
The whiskey rebels
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
David Liss
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Ethan Saunders, once among General Washington's most valued spies, now lives in disgrace, haunting the taverns of Philadelphia. An accusation of treason has long since cost him his reputation and his beloved fiancée, Cynthia Pearson, but at his most desperate moment he is recruited for an unlikely task--finding Cynthia's missing husband. To help her, Saunders must serve his old enemy, Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton, who is engaged in a bitter power struggle with political rival Thomas Jefferson over the fragile young nation's first real financial institution: the Bank of the United States. Meanwhile, Joan Maycott is a young woman married to another Revolutionary War veteran. With the new states unable to support their ex-soldiers, the Maycotts make a desperate gamble: trade the chance of future payment for the hope of a better life on the western Pennsylvania frontier. There, amid hardship and deprivation, they find unlikely friendship and a chance for prosperity with a new method of distilling whiskey. But on an isolated frontier, whiskey is more than a drink; it is currency and power, and the Maycotts' success attracts the brutal attention of men in Hamilton's orbit, men who threaten to destroy all Joan holds dear. As their causes intertwine, Joan and Saunders--both patriots in their own way--find themselves on opposing sides of a daring scheme that will forever change their lives and their new country
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Liss, David
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3562.I7814
LC item number
W45 2008eb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Married people
  • Whiskey
  • Distilleries
  • Whiskey Rebellion, Pa., 1794
  • United States
  • United States
  • Pennsylvania
Label
The whiskey rebels : a novel, David Liss, (electronic resource)
Link
http://hpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=04C8B4B3-306A-4747-B117-8F0F5A9CA68D
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
525 pages
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781588367303
Isbn Type
(electronic bk. : Mobipocket Reader)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • ocn295022725
  • 5374758
Label
The whiskey rebels : a novel, David Liss, (electronic resource)
Link
http://hpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=04C8B4B3-306A-4747-B117-8F0F5A9CA68D
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
525 pages
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781588367303
Isbn Type
(electronic bk. : Mobipocket Reader)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • ocn295022725
  • 5374758

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