Speaking Ill of the Dead: Jerks in New England History
The lives of notorious bad guys, perpetrators of mischief, visionary--if misunderstood--thinkers, and other colorful antiheroes, jerks, and evil doers from history all get their due in the short essays featured in this enlightening, informative book.
Award-winning author Matthew P. Mayo's Speaking Ill of the Dead: Jerks in New England History features twenty short biographies of nefarious characters, from Charles W. Morse (serial monopolist, cheat, liar, and swindler!) to Emeline Meaker & Mary Rogers, otherwise known as the Vermont's Lady Killers!
Take a peek--you won't believe the depths of jerkiness to which these nefarious New Englanders stooped!