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Indiana Gothic: A Story of Adultery and Murder in an American Family

Pope Brock - Fiction - 1999 - 373 pages
A novelistic retelling of a family legend chronicles the ill-fated 1908 love affair between Indiana politician Ham Dillon and Allie Hale, his sister-in-law, an affair leading ...
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The Bizarre Careers of John R. Brinkley

R. Alton Lee - Medical - 2002 - 283 pages
Tells the story of the infamous “Goat Gland Doctor”—controversial medical charlatan, groundbreaking radio impresario, and prescient political campaigner—and recounts his ...
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Catherine Jinks - True Crime - 2017 - 304 pages
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The Gland Illusion: Early Attempts at Rejuvenation through Male Hormone Therapy

John B. Nanninga, M.D. - Health & Fitness - 2017 - 220 pages
Testosterone and estrogen treatments are common today, but in the late 19th and early 20th centuries the discovery of sex gland secretions led both physicians and the public to ...
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Confessions of a Master Jewel Thief

Bill Mason, Lee Gruenfeld - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 384 pages
The extraordinarily captivating memoir of the remarkable jewel thief who robbed the rich and the famous while maintaining an outwardly conventional life—an astonishing and ...
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Drake's Fortune: The Fabulous True Story of the World's Greatest Confidence ...

Richard Rayner - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 240 pages
His scam was as simple as it was brazen. Before and during the Great Depression, Oscar Hartzell persuaded tens of thousands of Midwesterners to part with millions of dollars to ...
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Sacco and Vanzetti: The Men, the Murders, and the Judgment of Mankind

Bruce Watson - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 448 pages
In this groundbreaking narrative of one of America?s most divisive trials and executions, award-winning journalist Bruce Watson mines deep archives and newly available sources ...
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Honor Killing: Race, Rape, and Clarence Darrow's Spectacular Last Case

David E. Stannard - True Crime - 2006 - 496 pages
In the fall of 1931, Thalia Massie, the bored, aristocratic wife of a young naval officer stationed in Honolulu, accused six nonwhite islanders of gang rape. The ensuing trial ...
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