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

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

Label
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
Statement of responsibility
M. William Phelps
Title variation
Devil's right hand
Creator
Subject
Genre
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
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Phelps, M. William
Dewey number
  • 364.152/3092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6248.C646
LC item number
P44 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Colt, John Caldwell
  • Colt, Samuel
  • Murder
  • Inventors
Label
The devil's right hand : the tragic story of the Colt family curse, M. William Phelps
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 278-307) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Clashing foils -- Black hats & ink -- Maiden voyage -- Family ties -- Mankiller -- A deathlike hue -- A greenish cast -- The devil & the gunmaker -- 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" -- 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
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xix, 315 pages
Isbn
9780762763795
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2011028046
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)711046050
  • (OCoLC)711046050
Label
The devil's right hand : the tragic story of the Colt family curse, M. William Phelps
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 278-307) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Clashing foils -- Black hats & ink -- Maiden voyage -- Family ties -- Mankiller -- A deathlike hue -- A greenish cast -- The devil & the gunmaker -- 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" -- 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
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xix, 315 pages
Isbn
9780762763795
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2011028046
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)711046050
  • (OCoLC)711046050

Library Locations

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