This blend of fact and fiction tells the story of Katherine Soffel, the wife of a Pittsburgh prison warden who in 1902 fell in love with one of the infamous Biddle brothers incarcerated there. Katherine helped the brothers to escape, but they were all later caught, and Katherine was divorced from her husband, served time, and live out her life in humiliation.

Compass in the Blood 2001, Atheneum Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780689831812

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