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Weisberg, Barbara

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Summary: "Shocking revelations of a wife's adultery explode in an incendiary nineteenth-century trial, exposing upper-crust New York society and its secrets. What could possibly go wrong in a wealthy matriarch's country home when her dilettante son, his restless wife, and his widowed brother live there together? Strong Passions, rooted in the beguiling times of Edith Wharton's 'old New York,' recounts...

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Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2024

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 306.89 WEI

Hortis, C. Alexander

Summary: "Before the sensational cases of Amanda Knox and Casey Anthony--before even Lizzie Borden--there was Polly Bodine, the first American woman put on trial for capital murder in our nation's debut media circus. On Christmas night, December 25, 1843, in a serene village on Staten Island, shocked neighbors discovered the burnt remains of twenty-four-year-old mother Emeline Houseman and her infant...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Crime 2024

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Syrett, Nicholas L.

Summary: "The biography of one of the most famous abortionists of the nineteenth century-and a story that has unmistakable parallels to the current war on reproductive rights"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: The New Press 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 RESTELL, MADAME SYR

Dray, Philip

Summary: "A book on a lynching that took place in New York in 1892, forcing the North to reckon with its own racism and eventually inspiring a powerful novella by Stephen Crane"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1 DRA

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