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Bag of Bones: The Sensational Grave Robbery of the Merchant Prince of Manhattan
Contributor(s): Conway, J. North (Author)

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ISBN: 149304057X     ISBN-13: 9781493040575
Publisher: Lyons Press
OUR PRICE: $16.11  

Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: May 2019


From the author of King of Heists and The Big Policeman, comes the third book of history and crime in Gilded Age New York City--this time focused on the sensational grave robbery, ransom, and return of the remains of A. T. Stewart, a.ka. “The Merchant Prince of Manhattan,” one of the wealthiest men in the world. The third in the New York City Gilded Age Crime Trilogy by J. North Conway.

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BISAC Categories:
- History | United States - State & Local - Middle Atlantic (dc, De, Md, Nj, Ny, Pa)
- History | United States - 19th Century
- True Crime | Heists & Robberies
Dewey: 364.162
Physical Information: 0.6" H x 6" W x 8.9" (0.90 lbs) 312 pages
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Contributor Bio(s): J. NORTH CONWAY is the author of nine non-fiction books, including, The Big Policeman(2010) and King of Heists (2009) both published by the Lyons Press. He is also the author of The Cape Cod Canal: Breaking Through The Bared and Bended Arm, published by History Press in 2008 and American Literacy: Fifty Books That Define Our Culture and Ourselves, published by William Morrow in 1994.

He is an accomplished poet, having appeared in a variety of notable journals and anthologies, including Poetry, The Antioch Review, The Columbia Review, The Hiram Poetry Review, and the Norton Anthology of Light Verse.

He has been a daily newspaper reporter and editor for over 20 years. He teaches at the University of Massachusetts in Dartmouth and Bristol Community College in Fall River, Massachusetts.
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