Books tagged: 19th century life

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The Murder Of A Maine Prostitute In Gaslight New York City
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » True Crime » Wild west
Helen Jewett was the daughter of a Maine shoemaker. Raised as Dorcas Doyen, she entered the home of a prominent judge in Portland as a girl. She was turned out of this home for sexual indiscretions. Her misadventures led to a life of prostitution that she lived in establishments in Maine, Boston, and New York City. My text recounts her demise and the ancestry of her family and two of her clients.
Young & Wicked: The Death of a Wayward Girl
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,840. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Young & Wicked is the true story of star-crossed Irish-American lovers Willie Flannelly and Polly Sexton who started down the wrong path early as petty criminals. In 1893, they fled Jersey City to escape arrest, intending to disappear into the shadows of Manhattan's Bowery district. Just months later their fast life together in NY met a violent end, one a victim and the other an accused murderer.