The Fall of the House of Walworth

The Fall of the House of Walworth

A Tale of Madness and Murder in Gilded Age America

Book - 2010
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Documents the 1873 case in which eighteen-year-old Frank Walworth shot and killed his father in the Sturtevant House hotel, tracing how the Walworth family rose to prominence in the New York aristocracy before succumbing to decades of corruption and mental illness.
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Co., 2010
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780805081152
Characteristics: xii, 337 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm


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