Storied & Scandalous Wisconsin: A History of Mischief and Menace, Heroes and Heartbreak, published by Globe Pequot, will be released on October 1, 2020.
Join us for the book launch at Boswell Books on Thursday, October 8 at 7:00 PM for a virtual reading of a few scandalous stories and a book signing.
True, shocking tales from Wisconsin's seamy past. Author Anna Lardinois synthesizes well-researched information into cohesive tales of terrible fires, vengeful call girls, famous flim-flam men, and eye-brow archingly suspicious deaths. Meet mob boss Frank Balistrieri and discover the havoc he wreaked. Read the stories of red light districts, rum runners, crimes, and tragedies.