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Wicked Victorian Boston (Paperback) (Robert Wilhelm)

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Victorian Boston was more than just stately brownstones and elite society that graced neighborhoods like Beacon Hill. As the population grew, the city developed a seedy underbelly just below its surface. Illegal saloons, prostitution and sports gambling challenged the image of the Puritan City. Daughters of the Boston Brahmins posed for nude photographs. The grandson of President John Adams was roped into an elaborate confidence game. Reverend William Downs, a local Baptist pastor, was caught in bed with a married parishioner. Author Robert Wilhelm reveals the sinful history behind Boston's Victorian grandeur.
Number of Pages: 143
Genre: History, Photography, True Crime
Sub-Genre: History
Series Title: Wicked
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Pub
Author: Robert Wilhelm
Language: English
Street Date: July 31, 2017
TCIN: 52814501
UPC: 9781467137508
Item Number (DPCI): 248-48-1320
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