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The Queen

Narrated by: January LaVoy
Length: 12 hrs and 44 mins

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Publisher's Summary

The Queen is the bizarre, true tale of a villain who changed American history.  

In the 1970s, Linda Taylor became a fur-wearing, Cadillac-driving symbol of the undeserving poor. In the press she was ultimate template for this insidious stereotype; Ronald Reagan himself cited her criminal behaviour in his presidential campaign, turning public opinion firmly against state benefits and those who used them.  

But the original 'welfare queen' was demonised for the least of her crimes. Taylor was a con artist, a thief, a kidnapper, maybe even a murderer - and certainly one of the most gifted and deranged criminals of modern times.  

This is the never-before-told story of a beguilingly complex American character, forgotten in the rush to create a vicious American myth.

©2019 Josh Levin (P)2019 Hachette Audio

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