A Treasury of Foolishly Forgotten Americans: Pirates, Skinflints, Patriots, and Other Colorful Characters Stuck in the Footnotes of History

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Michael Farquhar

Narrated By: Johnny Heller

Publisher: Recorded Books

Date: May 2008

Duration: 7 hours 34 minutes


Best-selling journalist Michael Farquhar, popular author of A Treasury of Great American Scandals, ransacked the archives to rescue 30 almost-famous Americans from the dust bin of obscurity. These colorful figures range from Mayflower Murderer John Billington (1624) to Dick Fosbury, father of the 'Flop' (1968).