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Cleveland Curiosities

Ted Schwarz

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

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Summary

Eliot Ness might come busting in and take all of you crooks to jail--or more likely he won't, even if you've been robbing banks all over Cleveland and bragging about it to the media, like self-proclaimed "last of the big-time bank robbers" Eddie Watkins. This isn't your Kevin Costner version of Eliot Ness, and this isn't your standard collection of Cleveland eccentrics. Join author Ted Schwarz on this romp celebrating bizarre misdeeds and noteworthy accomplishments of Clevelanders large and small. Learn of the burlesque star who created the striptease and the con woman who claimed to be Andrew Carnegie's illegitimate daughter. Get to know present-day street musician Maurice Reedus Jr. and the remaining cast of loving souls, offbeat characters and one-of-a-kind Clevelanders.
Available since: 01/21/2019.
Print length: 192 pages.

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