How George Washington Fleeced the Nation

Sometimes legendary presidents and war heroes are revered for their brilliance and shrewd decision-making – but nobody is perfect! Even people like Churchill and Gandhi had their quirks, and hidden secrets, and laugh-out-loud eccentricities.

How George Washington Fleeced the Nation reveals the previously hidden shortcomings of leading figures from history – the ones your high school teacher or favorite biography conveniently forgot to mention.

Meticulously researched and verified by Phil Mason, who has amassed one of the country’s largest private collections of cuttings and books chronicling the weird and the strange and is also the author of Napoleon’s Hemorrhoids…And Other Small Events that Changed History, this book includes the sometimes hilarious, sometimes shocking details about the lives of history’s icons.

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