Wicked Georgetown: Scoundrels, Sinners and Spies (DC) [NOOK Book]

Overview

Georgetown has long been home to the most affluent and influential residents of the capital--but it has also played host to its fair share of high-end misdeeds and wickedly amusing scandals. Culprits range from Confederate spies to the prankster students who stole the clock hands of Georgetown University's Healy Hall, while crime scenes include murder on the C&O Canal and floating brothels on the Potomac. Navigating her way through Cold War-era intrigues and the true-ish story of an exorcism, author Canden ...
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Wicked Georgetown: Scoundrels, Sinners and Spies (DC)

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Overview

Georgetown has long been home to the most affluent and influential residents of the capital--but it has also played host to its fair share of high-end misdeeds and wickedly amusing scandals. Culprits range from Confederate spies to the prankster students who stole the clock hands of Georgetown University's Healy Hall, while crime scenes include murder on the C&O Canal and floating brothels on the Potomac. Navigating her way through Cold War-era intrigues and the true-ish story of an exorcism, author Canden Schwantes guides readers through the tawdry and downright devilish side of Georgetown.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940016555140
  • Publisher: The History Press, Inc.
  • Publication date: 5/7/2013
  • Series: Wicked , #6
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 128
  • File size: 8 MB

Meet the Author

Canden Schwantes is a historian and tour guide in Washington, D.C., and manages Free Tours By Foot, an international walking-tour company. When she isn't showing tourists and locals around the sites of her favorite neighborhoods, Canden volunteers at the Historical Society of Washington, D.C. With a BA from Elon University and a masters from University College London, both in history, researching (and talking about) the stories of our past continues to be a favorite pastime. Canden has a penchant for historical fiction, off-trail hiking, traveling to new locales and listening to her partner, Manny Arciniega, in any of his musical endeavors.
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