Wicked Baltimore : : charm city sin and scandal

Title Wicked Baltimore : : charm city sin and scandal
Names Silberman, Lauren R.
Book Number DBC05321
Title Status Download Only
Medium Digital Book
Annotation As home to Edgar Allan Poe's body, the acerbic wit of H.L. Mencken and Fells Point's nest of pirates, Baltimore revels in the deliciously sinister side of its history. From the incensed citizens of 1808 who torched a cargo of Geneva gin on Hampstead Hill to the Gilded Age socialite who allegedly poisoned four family members, the city's early history is littered with tales of raucous violence and sordid misdeeds. Local author Lauren Silberman leads readers through the horrors of slave pens, the chaos of the Pratt Street Riots and the backroom speakeasies of Prohibition to reveal the scintillating and sinister history of Charm City. Unrated.
Narrator Hecht, Ayala.
Local Subject History, United States - HUS
History - HST
Adult Book - AD
Adult Non-Fiction - AN
Audience Notes Unrated. Commercial Audio
Female narrator.
LC Subject Corruption - Maryland - Baltimore - History
Crime - Maryland - Baltimore - History
Social conflict - Maryland - Baltimore - History
Social problems - Maryland - Baltimore - History
Baltimore (Md.) - History
Downloadable books
Talking books
Call Number 975.26 ANF
Language English
Released 2011
Publication Info Baltimore : Maryland State Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, 2011
Original Publication Recorded from: Charleston, SC : History Press, 2011. 9781609491086
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