In 1904, Benjamin Andrews moved to Milwaukee to become the editor of a major newspaper. Less than a year later, he was arrested for murder. Writing from his room in an asylum more than a decade later, Andrews tries to clear his name, explaining for the last time the role he played in a year marked by societal scandal, political intrigue, calculated revenge, and cold-blooded murder. Special features of the 2nd Edition: * A Preface, explaining the origins and evolution of the story * An Historical Note, explaining the true and fictional aspects of the vel * Study Questions, appropriate for both History and Literature courses.
Paul-Thomas Ferguson is an archivist, professor, historian, poet, playwright, singer-songwriter, and novelist. He holds a Ph.D. in U.S., Urban, and Middle Eastern History and an M.A. in Medieval History from marquette University, and a B.A. in European History from Western Illinois University.