Wicked Georgetown: Scoundrels, Sinners and Spies

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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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ISBN: 9781626190054
Format: Paperback
Publisher: The History Press
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State: District of Columbia
Series: Wicked
Images: 44
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6 (w) x 9 (h)
Author
Canden Schwantes is a manager and guide for the tour company DC by Foot. She earned a BA in History from Elon University and an MA in History from the University College London. She is a volunteer docent and researcher for the D.C. Historical Society and Kiplinger Library. She is a member of the Guild of Professional Tour Guides of Washington, D.C.
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