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A treasury of foolishly forgotten Americans: pirates, skinflints, patriots, and other colorful characters stuck in the footnotes of history

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Best-selling journalist Michael Farquhar, popular author of A Treasury of Great American Scandals, ransacked the archives to rescue 30 almost-famous Americans from the dust bin of obscurity. These colorful figures range from Mayflower Murderer John Billington (1624) to Dick Fosbury, father of the "Flop" (1968).

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Best-selling journalist Michael Farquhar, popular author of A Treasury of Great American Scandals, ransacked the archives to rescue 30 almost-famous Americans from the dust bin of obscurity. These colorful figures range from Mayflower Murderer John Billington (1624) to Dick Fosbury, father of the "Flop" (1968).

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