PRINCE OF QUACKS The Notorious Life of Dr. Francis Tumbelty, Charlatan and Jack the Ripper Suspect

Author: Riordan (Timothy B.)
Year: 2009
Publisher: McFarland
First Edition
Edition Details: 1st US edn.
Book Condition: New
ISBN: 9780786444335
Price: 20.00
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New Softcover. 'This is a biography of the controversial and flamboyant nineteenth century doctor Francis Tumbelty. The doctor's exploits include arrests for complicity in the Lincoln assassination, for selling abortion drugs, for killing patients, and for indecent assault, and scrutiny as a possible suspect in the "Jack the Ripper" murders. Tumbelty's sheen of respectability appeared crafted to cover his homosexuality and his provocative fields of practice.' Illus., Chapter Notes, Bibliog. and Index. 240pp. New softcover.

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