The Resource Wicked Charlotte : the sordid side of the Queen City, Stephanie Burt Williams, (ebook)

Wicked Charlotte : the sordid side of the Queen City, Stephanie Burt Williams, (ebook)

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Wicked Charlotte : the sordid side of the Queen City
Title
Wicked Charlotte
Title remainder
the sordid side of the Queen City
Statement of responsibility
Stephanie Burt Williams
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Language
eng
Summary
Bootleggers, swindlers, gold miners and serial killers--Charlotte has courted them all. The Queen City is renowned for its skyline, sports teams and dizzying growth, but just below its smooth, polished exterior lies a dark past full of crime and myriad misdeeds. This second history of Charlotte has been concealed and denied by those who retell the city's story, and by those who have lived it. Until now. In Wicked Charlotte, discover the tale of the Chicago gangsters who invaded the city looking to pull a heist to fund sinister maneuverings in their boss's criminal trial. Learn how a golden nugget found in a nearby creek changed Charlotte from a trading crossroads into a rough and tumble town full of fortune seekers bent on finding a quick dollar and instant riches. And read about the details of the death of one of Charlotte's most gifted writers, who met his end in a seedy hotel room in Mexico. This raucous book sheds light on these incidents and many more, revealing a side of Charlotte's history that few will recognize. The sordid events described here took place on familiar streets and in well known neighborhoods, but rarely have the stories passed beyond the circles of those who lived them. Charlotte has played host to a multitude of villainous characters, and has seen scores of unsavory deeds played out on its shadowy streets. Wicked Charlotte brings it all to the forefront, as never before
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Midwest
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Williams, Stephanie Burt
Dewey number
975.6/76
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Corruption
  • Crime
  • Criminals
  • Charlotte (N.C.)
  • Charlotte (N.C.)
  • Charlotte (N.C.)
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adult
Label
Wicked Charlotte : the sordid side of the Queen City, Stephanie Burt Williams, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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9781614233428
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11507360
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remote
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11507360
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MWT11507360
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Wicked Charlotte : the sordid side of the Queen City, Stephanie Burt Williams, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781614233428
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11507360
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11507360
System control number
MWT11507360
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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