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Murder and Mayhem in the Holy City (Murder & Mayhem)

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Perhaps Charlestonian James Louis Petigru said it best when he declared in 1861 that "South Carolina is too small for a republic, but too large for an insane asylum."

South Carolina has consistently been one of the most violent places in American history; Charleston as much a hotbed of criminal mayhem as a "holy" city. While hundreds of books explore the illustrious past o
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Kindle Edition, 128 pages
Published April 30th 2012 by The History Press (first published August 1st 2006)
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Jim
Dec 19, 2013 Jim rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
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An ok review of some historical misdeeds in Charleston, but overall it is not that impressive. The writing is decent, but the illustrations were for the most part either weak or botched. The quick essay on Pee Wee Gaskins is good.
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