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Title The 10 greatest conspiracies of all time / Brad Meltzer, with Keith Ferrell.
Author Meltzer, Brad, author.
Publication New York : Workman Publishing, [2020]
Copyright date ©2020
Description viii, 214 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm
Call # 903 M
Note "Decoding history's unsolved mysteries" -- Cover.
"Originally published in 2013 as History decoded: the 10 greatest conspiracies of all time"--Title page verso.
Contents Introduction -- John Wilkes Booth: was Lincoln's assassin apprehended? -- Confederate gold: stolen treasure or hidden wealth of a new Confederacy? -- The Georgi guidestones: America's Stonehenge -- DB Cooper: American outlaw -- The White House: where is the cornerstone of democracy? -- The spear of destiny: history's most sacred relic -- The real da Vinci code: did Leonardo predict an apocalypse -- Is there any gold in Fort Knox? -- UFOs: inside Roswell and Area 51 -- The Kennedy assassination: the truth is out there.
Summary The author showcases the world's top conspiracies, including Leonardo da Vinci's stolen prophecy, the Kennedy assassination, and the DB Cooper story.
Meltzer, a master storyteller, counts down the world's top ten conspiracy theories. He sifts through the evidence, weighs competing theories, separates what we know to be true from what is unproved or unprovable. In the end, he decodes the mystery and arrives at the most like explanation... or does he? -- adapted from back cover
Subject Conspiracies -- History.
Assassination -- History.
Crime -- History.
Assassination. (OCoLC)fst00818962
Conspiracies. (OCoLC)fst00875715
Crime. (OCoLC)fst00882984
Genre History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
True crime stories.
Addl. Author Ferrell, Keith, author.
Alt Title Ten greatest conspiracies of all time
Addl. Title Decoded (Television program)
ISBN 9781523512362 (paperback)
1523512369 (paperback)

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