Books tagged: hoaxes

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American Goliath
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 103,890. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011 by ReAnimus Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The story of America's greatest hoax, "the Cardiff Giant"—shows up even the legendary. P.T.Barnum! All with a fantastical twist from award-winning author Harvey Jacobs. "An inspired novel." —TIME Magazine. "A masterpiece...arguably this year's best novel." —Kirkus Reviews.
The Mysterious Mind of Opal Whiteley: Four Unique Lives Compared
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,400. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Opal Whiteley (1897-1992) remains a mysterious figure. Her life began as a brilliant girl with a passion for nature living in logging camps in Oregon, and ended as a psychiatric patient in the Napsbury Hospital in England after decades of institutionalization. How did this happen? Can the riddle of multi-synaesthete Whiteley be solved by comparing her life with other famous and enigmatic people?
The Genealogy of Herman Webster Mudgett
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Herman Webster Mudgett (1861-1896) was from Gilmanton, New Hampshire. His roots are in rural New England. Aside from Mudgett, his relatives had the surnames Page and Price. My e-book looks Herman Mudgett's ancestry from the family's origins in Exeter and Norfolk in England. I have included ancestral information about the mass murderer's wives, his son and daughter, and one of his accomplices.