Bag of Bones (Hardcover)

The Sensational Grave Robbery of the Merchant Prince of Manhattan

By J. North Conway

Lyons Press, 9780762778126, 289pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2012



From the renowned chronicler of law-and-order in Gilded Age New York City, the sensational grave robbery of A. T. Stewart, The Merchant Prince of Manhattan, one of the wealthiest men in American history.

About the Author

J. North Conway is the author of nine non-fiction books, including, The Big Policeman and King of Heists (both from Lyons Press); The Cape Cod Canal: Breaking Through The Bared and Bended Arm; and American Literacy: Fifty Books That Define Our Culture and Ourselves. He teaches at the University of Massachusetts in Dartmouth.