The Hour of Peril
An interesting history of the Pinkerton agency, but rather slow and clumsy to read.
Rated of 5
by Caryl L. (Williamsburg, VA)
Hour of Peril
The main premise of this book is interesting and historically correct. Most people would be informed about these events. However, the endless attention to details of characters and events detracts from it's main purpose. Skipping back and forth between places (Harrisburg, New York and Baltimore for example) is confusing. This belongs in an educational library for history majors or history "buffs" I would not recommend it for public libraries.
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