I bought this book as a teenager since I
"was fascinated with the idea of a female spy in an era where women had few rights "fascinated with the idea of a female spy in an era where women had few rights ve reread it several times over the years Ross does a good job of telling the story of Rose s life from her early childhood to her marriage with Robert Greenhow to her role as spy in the Civil War Ross blends her own words with the words of Greenhow and others around here to tell an intriguing tale of a woman who will go to any length to support a cause she believes "In An Account Of "An account of life of the woman confederate spy Her espionage helped defeat the Federal Army Rose O'Neal Greenhow was adept at political intrigue and often involved in scandal During her long Washington career she. ,
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T the 1st Battle of Manassas This book is ite clearly written in the 1950s There s a lot of collouial word Unforeseen (Kingdom Keepers, usage and choices and romanticising of the cause of the South This is a dense tome and there s a lot of name dropping which if you renfamiliar with the antebellum Washington DC scene may come as really difficult to nderstand It s an interesting look at source materialI th so far it s hard
to follow and seems to assume a certain familiarity w history and it s players in and around the warfollow and seems to assume a certain familiarity w history and it s players in and around the civil war so long as i declare that i don "T CARE ABOUT THE SPECIFICS WHICH SENATOR S "care about the specifics which senator s nine Presidents and was the intimate friend and advisor of one James Buchanan But it was the great South Carolina. Ife was who and did what previously it does give an "interesting flavour
"Of That Era Interesting "that era Interesting about an interesting woman I d like to read Rose s memoirs if they "flavour of that era Interesting book about an interesting woman I d like to read Rose s memoirs if they still in print even though I ll have to keep in mind they will be written with a very sympathetically southern bent I found this biography boring and hard to follow Something about the way it was written just did not hold my attention I kept finding my mind wandering mid sentence The ending was also way too abrupt
especially considering the meandering way the read of the book was written Aconsidering the meandering way the read of the book was written A Secesh spy Yes please. Statesman John C Calhoun who shaped her political philosophy and influenced her to work heart and soul for the Confedera. .