A Treasury of Great American Scandals: Tantalizing True by Michael Farquhar

By Michael Farquhar

Following at the heels of his nationwide bestseller A Treasury of Royal Scandals, Michael Farquhar turns his recognition to concerns a bit towards domestic with A Treasury of serious American Scandals. From the sad relatives relationships of favourite american citizens to the feuds, smear campaigns, duels, and notorious intercourse scandals that experience punctuated our background, we see our founding fathers and different American heroes during their all-too-human occasions. Ineffectual presidents, lazy generals, traitors; treacherous fathers, nagging moms, ungrateful childrens, embarrassing siblings; and tales approximately madness, loss of life, and nerve-racking postmortems are all the following, as are unpleasant marriages, vile behavior, and, in fact, intercourse: reliable intercourse, undesirable intercourse, and good-bad intercourse too. we will be able to take convenience within the proven fact that we're no worse and no higher than our forebears. yet we do have greater media assurance. Bonus academic material:
• a short background of the U.S., together with scandals!
• the yankee corridor of disgrace!
• a whole directory of presidential administrations!

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