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Engrossing . . . Conway skillfully paints a backdrop of fierce and flamboyant personalities who paraded across the Gilded Age, from Brooklyn Bridge engineer John Roebling to Marm Mandelbaum, queen of the criminals.’ . . . [H]e capably recounts his story against a background of glitter and greed.”
I enjoyed reading this book. I think it was very well written. The author incorporates key American figures and actual excerpts from newspapers during the Gilded Age.Published 2 months ago by Joshua Ogden
This is the true account of one of America's robberies that few knew about. No technology available then . What planning was executed to pull it off!Published 6 months ago by Christy Morgan
The story line in great- but it tells you what it's going to tell you before you get there, and once you get there there is no real detail. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Depardieu
The novel itself is fine; the product is the problem. The book is printed completely backwards and that is rough reading!Published 16 months ago by Karla Eaton
The narrative is excellent about this compelling tale, but only when the professor is not repeating himself. Read morePublished on August 5, 2012 by Winecharmer
I enjoyed this book but the repetition of facts and phrases soon got on my nerves. Was there no editor involved? This book could be condensed 30% and not lose a single idea. Read morePublished on May 30, 2011 by Screenprinter