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THE INFAMOUS HARRY HAYWARD event at the New Richland Library with Shawn Francis Peters

When Apr 19, 2018
from 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Where New Richland Library, 119 Broadway Ave. S, New Richland, MN 56072
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Peters_Infamous coverShawn Francis Peters will be at the New Richland Library on Thursday, April 19 at 6:00 p.m. for a reading and signing of his new book, The Infamous Harry Hayward: A True Account of Murder and Mesmerism in Gilded Age Minneapolis.

 

Shawn Francis Peters’s spellbinding story of the “Minneapolis Monster” details the trial of Harry Hayward—a serial seducer and schemer deemed a “Svengali,” a “lunatic,” and a “man without a soul.” His life story, told in full for the first time here, unfolds a transfixing tale of one of the most notorious criminals in America during the Gilded Age.

 

"At last, a great nonfiction storyteller has given this terrifying murderer the well-researched and vividly written treatment he deserves. The Infamous Harry Hayward places readers inside the disordered mind of a Victorian era killer—and won’t let them go." —Jack El-Hai, author of The Nazi and the Psychiatrist and The Lobotomist

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