The White House’s Unruly Neighborhood

Crime, Scandal and Intrigue in the History of Lafayette Square

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About the Book

Chronicling the sometimes outlandish, often tragic history of the environs of the White House, this book covers two centuries of assassinations, slave escapes, deadly duels, sex scandals, battles, brawls and spy intrigues that took place in the presidential neighborhood, Lafayette Square. The author recounts the triumphs and catastrophes of heroes and villains both famous and unsung, placing them in the context of contemporary world events of the day.

About the Author(s)

A former presidential speechwriter and writer for The Tonight Show, Edward P. Moser is the author of 12 published books. He lives in Alexandria, Virginia.

Bibliographic Details

Edward P. Moser
Format: softcover (7 x 10)
Bibliographic Info: ca. 70 photos, notes, bibliography, index
Copyright Date: 2019
pISBN: 978-1-4766-7486-5
eISBN: 978-1-4766-3693-1
Imprint: McFarland