By Michael Farquhar
Following at the heels of his nationwide bestseller A Treasury of Royal Scandals, Michael Farquhar turns his consciousness to issues a bit toward domestic with A Treasury of serious American Scandals. From the sad kin relationships of admired american citizens to the feuds, smear campaigns, duels, and notorious intercourse scandals that experience punctuated our heritage, we see our founding fathers and different American heroes during their all-too-human occasions. Ineffectual presidents, lazy generals, traitors; treacherous fathers, nagging moms, ungrateful little ones, embarrassing siblings; and tales approximately madness, loss of life, and demanding postmortems are all the following, as are unpleasant marriages, vile behavior, and, in fact, intercourse: stable intercourse, undesirable intercourse, and good-bad intercourse too. we will be able to take convenience within the incontrovertible fact that we're no worse and no higher than our forebears. yet we do have higher media insurance. Bonus academic material:
• a short heritage of the U.S., together with scandals!
• the yankee corridor of disgrace!
• an entire directory of presidential administrations!
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