The Secret Parts of Fortune

The Secret Parts of Fortune : Three Decades of Intense Investigations and Edgy Enthusiasms

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One part intellectual and one part private eye, Ron Rosenbaum takes readers into "the secret parts" of the great mysteries, controversies, and enigmas of our time, including:

the occult rituals of Skull and Bones, the legendary Yale secret society that has produced spies and presidents, including George Bush and George W. Bush.

the Secrets of the Little Blue Box, the classic story of "Captain Crunch" and the birth of hacker culture.

the "unorthodox" cancer-cure clinics of Tijuana.

the Great Ivy League Nude Posture Photo Scandal.

the unsolved murder of JFK's mistress.

Also including sharp, funny cultural critiques that range from Elvis to Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, Bill Gates to Oliver Stone, and J.D. Salinger to the Zagat® guide, The Secret Parts of Fortune is a vital record of American culture.
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  • Paperback | 848 pages
  • 134.62 x 198.12 x 40.64mm | 635.03g
  • United States
  • English
  • 0060934468
  • 9780060934460

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