Granny was a Brothel Keeper 50 Family History Traps by Kate Broad and Toni Neobard
|Available at Auckland Libraries|
It is also quick to point out that our relatives and ancestors may not have been as upright as we would like to think they were or have been portrayed as such to us by their children/grandchildren.
The short stories used to illustrate different traps are all true; some are bizarre – like the exploding wheelchair - but all have a touch of humour like the gentleman guilty of bigamy, he married five women in nine months, two within a matter of weeks of each other. One wonders how long he was able to get away with it.
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A companion volume is forecast for publication next year and is sure to be as interesting as this volume.
Books such as this are located in the 1 GEN AID section of the Research Centre.