Scoundrels In Law: The Trials Of Howe And Hummel, Lawyers To The Gangsters, Cops, Starlets, And Rakes Who Made The Gilded Age

Scoundrels In Law: The Trials Of Howe And Hummel, Lawyers To The Gangsters, Cops, Starlets, And Rakes Who Made The Gilded Age

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A delightful romp through the theatrical courtrooms, seedy back alleys, and elegant parlors of Gilded Age New York. James McGrath Morris, author of Pulitzer: A Life in Politics, Print, and Power

Only Dickens could have done more with this fabulously rich material. Terrific stuff. Eric Homberger, author of Mrs. Astor's New York

Cait Murphy, author of Crazy 08, is back with Scoundrels in Law: a witty, irreverent book that details the life and outrageous times of the law partnership of Howe and Hummelquite possibly the most colorful one that ever wasand in the process gives a whirlwind tour of the Big Apple at the end of the 19th Century.

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