Tim Rowland Books
Strange and Obscure Stories of New York City becomes Tim Rowland’s latest in a series of titles featuring fascinating historical vignettes that have largely flown under the radar of the American public. The Strange and Obscure histories are reader-friendly, insightful and often funny accounts proving that truth really is stranger, and, yes, more entertaining, than fiction. For anyone who has ever thought that history is dull, Strange and Obscure titles are sure to prove otherwise. From the women who disguised themselves as men and fought in the Civil War to the monument honoring Benedict Arnold’s foot to a deadly New York City riot inspired by Shakespearian actors, these Strange and Obscure stories are sure to change your opinion of our past.