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Villains, scoundrels, and rogues : incredible true tales of mischief and mayhem /

From the back pages of history, vivid, entertaining portraits of little-known scoundrels whose misdeeds range from the simply inept to the truly horrifying. Full description

Main Author: Martin, Paul, 1946 June 6-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Amherst, New York : Prometheus Books, 2014
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Contents: VILLAINS: -- Merchant of Misery -- James DeWolf -- The Cutthroat Captain of Cave-In-Rock -- Samuel Mason -- Architect of a Tragedy -- John Chivington -- The Late, Unlamented Little Pete -- Fong Ching -- The Killer They Called Hell's Belle -- Belle Sorensen Gunness -- Partners in Perfidy -- Isaac Harris and Max Blanck -- Chicago's Florist-Mobster -- Dean O'Banion -- A Huckster's Rise and Fall -- John Brinkley -- Hitchcock's Hideous Inspiration -- Ed Gein -- SCOUNDRELS: -- Salem's Rabid Witch-Hunter -- William Stoughton -- Uncle Daniel the "Speckerlator" -- Daniel Drew -- Unleashing the James-Younger Gang -- James Lane -- Lincoln's Missing Bodyguard -- John Parker -- Squirrel Tooth Alice -- Libby Thompson -- The Lawman Who Went Bad -- Burt Alvord -- The Very Mellow Yellow Kid -- Joseph Weil -- You Bet Your Life -- Alvin Thomas -- Keeper of the Immaculate Sperm -- Charles Davenport -- The Silken Voice of Treachery -- Mildred Gillars -- ROGUES: -- Who's that Rapping On My Floor? -- Maggie and Kate Fox -- The Witch of Wall Street -- Hetty Green -- King of the Cannibal Islands -- David O'Keefe -- Master Salesman of a Dubious Legend -- Herbert Bridgman -- The Consummate Gold Digger -- Peggy Hopkins Joyce -- The Mad, Sad Poet of Greenwich Village -- Maxwell Bodenheim -- The Bifurcated Congressman -- Samuel Dickstein -- The Frugal Counterfeiter -- Emerich Juettner -- Imperfect Pitch -- Don Lapre.
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Ripon Adult New Nonfiction 364.1092 Martin Due: 08/04/2014
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