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Confessions of the Fox

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ABOUT
THE BOOK

Jack Sheppard and Edgeworth Bess were the most notorious thieves, jailbreakers, and lovers of eighteenth-century London. Yet no one knows the true story; their confessions have never been found.

Until now. Reeling from heartbreak, a scholar named Dr. Voth discovers a long-lost manuscript – a gender-defying exposé of Jack and Bess’s adventures. Is Confessions of the Fox an authentic autobiography or a hoax? As Dr. Voth is drawn deeper into Jack and Bess’s tale of underworld resistance and gender transformation, it becomes clear that their fates are intertwined and only a miracle will save them all.

 

 

ABOUT
THE AUTHOR Jordy
Rosenberg

Jordy Rosenberg is a transgender writer and scholar. He is the author of a scholarly monograph, Critical Enthusiasm: Capital Accumulation and the Transformation of Religious Passion. He lives in New York City and Northampton, Massachusetts. Confessions of the Fox is his first novel.

Jordy Rosenberg is a transgender writer and scholar. He is the author of a scholarly monograph, Critical Enthusiasm: Capital Accumulation and the Transformation of Religious Passion. He lives in New York City and Northampton, Massachusetts. Confessions of the Fox is his first novel.

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NOMINATING LIBRARY COMMENTS

Funny, political, historical – brilliant!

Pikes Peak Library District, USA

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Country
United States
Original Language
English
Publisher
Atlantic Books

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