Author: Jim Murphy

Book Review: The Giant and ..

Book Review: The Giant and How He Humbugged America

A petrified giant was unearthed in upstate New York in the 19th century and created an uproar all over the world about whether it was real or not. The biggest humbug of that time period, this giant was displayed for people to see and many people profited off the scheme. Within the book, lots of information is provided as to how the scam was pulled off along with the reaction of America to such an event. This book was well-written and with large enough text and pauses to let younger readers learn about this interesting event in our past history. […]

Posted February 8, 2013
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