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.

 

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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?

 

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And Tweed's artifice will lead to Democrats' victories.

 

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As life for Tweed grows more uncomortable, Nast gives him and his cronies indigestion.

 

 

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So Tweed turns up the heat, making serious threats to fend off tha law..

 

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The Mevrouw Who Saved Manhattan
A Novel of New Amsterdam by Bill Greer

Mevrouw

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."

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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