Beginning with murder on a snowy night in a small Idaho town, this book brings to life the astonishing case that ultimately engaged President Theodore Roosevelt, Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, and the politics and passions of an entire nation at century's turn. In a kind of nonfiction "Ragtime", Lukas constructs a rousing drama, in which a variety of real people, including actress Ethel Barrymore and railroad magnate E.H. Harriman, are the players. of photos.

Big Trouble 1997, Simon & Schuster, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780684808581