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Author Mayo, Matthew P.

Title Speaking ill of the dead : jerks in New England history / Matthew P. Mayo.

Publication Info. Guilford, CT : Globe Pequot, 2013.

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 Simsbury Public Library - Non Fiction  974 MAYO    Check Shelf
Description pages cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "The lives of notorious bad guys, perpetrators of mischief, visionary-if misunderstood-thinkers, and other colorful antiheroes, jerks, and evil doers from history all get their due in the short essays featured in these enlightening, informative, books. Speaking Ill of the Dead: Jerks in New England History features twenty short biographies of nefarious characters, from Charles W. Morse, serial monopolist, cheat, liar, and swindler, to Emeline Meaker & Mary Rogers, otherwise known as the Lady Killers"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject New England -- History -- Anecdotes.
New England -- Biography -- Anecdotes.
Outlaws -- New England -- Biography -- Anecdotes.
Rogues and vagabonds -- New England -- Biography -- Anecdotes.
Criminals -- New England -- Biography -- Anecdotes.
Added Title Jerks in New England history
ISBN 9780762778621 (pbk.)
0762778628 (pbk.)
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