As October opened, Nast drew Tweed pushing back, perpetrating voter fraud and threatening those who threatened him. The Boss suffered no more than a little indigestion from the erupting scandal.
As the 1871 municipal elections approach, Nast portrays Tweed as unworried. He will make sure his people count the votes, and then what are going to do about it?
And Tweed's artifice will lead to Democrats' victories.
As life for Tweed grows more uncomortable, Nast gives him and his cronies indigestion.
So Tweed turns up the heat, making serious threats to fend off tha law..
The Mevrouw Who Saved Manhattan
A Novel of New Amsterdam by Bill Greer
A "romp through the history of New Netherland that would surely have Petrus Stuyvesant complaining about the riot transpiring between its pages ... Readers are guaranteed a genuine adventure that will evoke the full range of human emotions. Once begun, they can expect to experience that rare difficulty in putting down a book before they have finished."
-- de Halve Maen, Journal of the Holland Society of New York
A DIRTY YEAR
Sex, Suffrage & Scandal in Gilded Age New York
A nonfiction narrative of 1872 New York, a city convulsing with social upheaval and sexual revolution and beset with all the excitement and challenges a moment of transformation brings.
Forthcoming from Chicago Review Press