Curbside pickup and returns now available at 26 locations. View updated hours of operations here.

Treasury of Foolishly Forgotten Americans: Pirates, Skinflints, Patriots, and Other Colorful Characters Stuck in the Footnotes of History
(OverDrive MP3 Audiobook, OverDrive Listen)

Book Cover
Average Rating
Published:
Recorded Books, Inc. 2008
Status:
Available from OverDrive
Description

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).

Also in This Series
Formats
OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
Works on MP3 Players, PCs, and Macs. Some mobile devices may require an application to be installed.
Need Help?
If you are having problem transferring a title to your device, please fill out this support form or visit the library so we can help you to use our eBooks and eAudio Books.
More Like This
Other Editions and Formats
More Copies In LINK+
Loading LINK+ Copies...
More Details
Format:
OverDrive MP3 Audiobook, OverDrive Listen
Edition:
Unabridged
Street Date:
06/20/2008
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781456105105
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Michael Farquhar. (2008). Treasury of Foolishly Forgotten Americans: Pirates, Skinflints, Patriots, and Other Colorful Characters Stuck in the Footnotes of History. Unabridged Recorded Books, Inc.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Michael Farquhar. 2008. Treasury of Foolishly Forgotten Americans: Pirates, Skinflints, Patriots, and Other Colorful Characters Stuck in the Footnotes of History. Recorded Books, Inc.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Michael Farquhar, Treasury of Foolishly Forgotten Americans: Pirates, Skinflints, Patriots, and Other Colorful Characters Stuck in the Footnotes of History. Recorded Books, Inc, 2008.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Michael Farquhar. Treasury of Foolishly Forgotten Americans: Pirates, Skinflints, Patriots, and Other Colorful Characters Stuck in the Footnotes of History. Unabridged Recorded Books, Inc, 2008.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
Copy Details
LibraryOwnedAvailable
Shared Digital Collection11
Staff View
Grouped Work ID:
86ed5a91-1cd1-937f-9f7d-ac685d878c9f
Go To Grouped Work
Needs Update?:
No
Date Added:
Jun 12, 2018 15:26:59
Date Updated:
Dec 08, 2020 18:49:50
Last Metadata Check:
Jan 26, 2021 18:03:20
Last Metadata Change:
Jan 26, 2021 18:03:20
Last Availability Check:
Jan 26, 2021 18:03:22
Last Availability Change:
Dec 31, 2020 12:43:41
Last Grouped Work Modification Time:
Jan 26, 2021 02:27:14

OverDrive Product Record

images
    • cover:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-100/1694-1/{59F7461B-FD84-41BD-95B4-BE6A18F24629}Img100.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • thumbnail:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-200/1694-1/{59F7461B-FD84-41BD-95B4-BE6A18F24629}Img200.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • cover150Wide:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-150/1694-1/59F/746/1B/{59F7461B-FD84-41BD-95B4-BE6A18F24629}Img150.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • cover300Wide:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-400/1694-1/59F/746/1B/{59F7461B-FD84-41BD-95B4-BE6A18F24629}Img400.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
formats
      • identifiers:
            • type: PublisherCatalogNumber
            • value: 78715
            • type: 8
            • value: recordedbooks_audio#9781440744204
            • type: ISBN
            • value: 9781456105105
      • name: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
      • id: audiobook-mp3
      • identifiers:
            • type: 8
            • value: recordedbooks_audio#9781440744204
            • type: PublisherCatalogNumber
            • value: 78715
            • type: ISBN
            • value: 9781456105105
      • name: OverDrive Listen
      • id: audiobook-overdrive
otherFormatIdentifiers
      • type: ISBN
      • value: 9781436107549
mediaType
Audiobook
primaryCreator
    • role: Author
    • name: Michael Farquhar
title
Treasury of Foolishly Forgotten Americans
dateAdded
2016-04-14T18:18:00-04:00
contentDetails
      • href: https://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=141&titleID=266026
      • type: text/html
      • account:
          • name: Sacramento Public Library (CA)
          • id: 1151
sortTitle
Treasury of Foolishly Forgotten Americans Pirates Skinflints Patriots and Other Colorful Characters Stuck in the Footnotes of History
crossRefId
266026
subtitle
Pirates, Skinflints, Patriots, and Other Colorful Characters Stuck in the Footnotes of History
id
59f7461b-fd84-41bd-95b4-be6a18f24629
starRating
4

OverDrive MetaData

isPublicDomain
False
images
    • cover:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-100/1694-1/{59F7461B-FD84-41BD-95B4-BE6A18F24629}Img100.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • thumbnail:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-200/1694-1/{59F7461B-FD84-41BD-95B4-BE6A18F24629}Img200.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • cover150Wide:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-150/1694-1/59F/746/1B/{59F7461B-FD84-41BD-95B4-BE6A18F24629}Img150.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • cover300Wide:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-400/1694-1/59F/746/1B/{59F7461B-FD84-41BD-95B4-BE6A18F24629}Img400.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
isPublicPerformanceAllowed
False
formats
      • fileName: TreasuryofFoolishlyForgottenAmericans9781440744204
      • partCount: 7
      • fileSize: 217295844
      • identifiers:
            • audience: retailer
            • type: PublisherCatalogNumber
            • value: 78715
            • audience: retailer
            • type: 8
            • value: recordedbooks_audio#9781440744204
            • audience: library
            • type: ISBN
            • value: 9781456105105
      • rights:
            • type: PlayOnPC
            • value: 1
            • type: PlayOnPCCount
            • value: -1
            • type: BurnToCD
            • value: 1
            • type: BurnToCDCount
            • value: -1
            • type: PlayOnPM
            • value: 1
            • type: TransferToSDMI
            • value: 1
            • type: TransferToNonSDMI
            • value: 1
            • type: TransferCount
            • value: -1
            • type: CollaborativePlay
            • value: 0
            • type: PublicPerformance
            • value: 0
            • type: TranscodeToAAC
            • value: 1
      • name: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
      • id: audiobook-mp3
      • onSaleDate: 09/08/2009
      • samples:
            • source: A Treasury Of Foolishly Forgotten Americans
            • formatType: audiobook-wma
            • url: https://excerpts.cdn.overdrive.com/FormatType-25/1694-1/266026-TreasuryOfFoolishlyForgotten.wma
            • source: Part 1
            • formatType: audiobook-mp3
            • url: https://excerpts.cdn.overdrive.com/FormatType-425/1694-1/266026-TreasuryOfFoolishlyForgotten.mp3
            • source: Part 1
            • formatType: audiobook-overdrive
            • url: https://samples.overdrive.com/?crid=59F7461B-FD84-41BD-95B4-BE6A18F24629&.epub-sample.overdrive.com
      • fileName: TreasuryofFoolishlyForgottenAmericans9781440744204
      • partCount: 0
      • fileSize: 217001060
      • identifiers:
            • audience: retailer
            • type: 8
            • value: recordedbooks_audio#9781440744204
            • audience: retailer
            • type: PublisherCatalogNumber
            • value: 78715
            • audience: library
            • type: ISBN
            • value: 9781456105105
      • name: OverDrive Listen
      • id: audiobook-overdrive
      • onSaleDate: 09/08/2009
      • samples:
            • source: A Treasury Of Foolishly Forgotten Americans
            • formatType: audiobook-wma
            • url: https://excerpts.cdn.overdrive.com/FormatType-25/1694-1/266026-TreasuryOfFoolishlyForgotten.wma
            • source: Part 1
            • formatType: audiobook-mp3
            • url: https://excerpts.cdn.overdrive.com/FormatType-425/1694-1/266026-TreasuryOfFoolishlyForgotten.mp3
            • source: Part 1
            • formatType: audiobook-overdrive
            • url: https://samples.overdrive.com/?crid=59F7461B-FD84-41BD-95B4-BE6A18F24629&.epub-sample.overdrive.com
languages
      • code: en
      • name: English
creators
      • role: Author
      • fileAs: Farquhar, Michael
      • name: Michael Farquhar
      • role: Narrator
      • fileAs: Heller, Johnny
      • name: Johnny Heller
subjects
      • value: History
      • value: Nonfiction
publishDate
2008-06-20T00:00:00-04:00
edition
Unabridged
publishDateText
06/20/2008
otherFormatIdentifiers
      • type: ISBN
      • value: 9781436107549
mediaType
Audiobook
shortDescription

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).

isOwnedByCollections
True
title
Treasury of Foolishly Forgotten Americans
fullDescription

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).

sortTitle
Treasury of Foolishly Forgotten Americans Pirates Skinflints Patriots and Other Colorful Characters Stuck in the Footnotes of History
crossRefId
266026
subtitle
Pirates, Skinflints, Patriots, and Other Colorful Characters Stuck in the Footnotes of History
popularity
8
publisher
Recorded Books, Inc.
links
    • self:
        • href: https://api.overdrive.com/v1/collections/v1L1BWwAAAA2I/products/59f7461b-fd84-41bd-95b4-be6a18f24629/metadata
        • type: application/vnd.overdrive.api+json
id
59f7461b-fd84-41bd-95b4-be6a18f24629
starRating
4