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The Dynamite Fiend: The chilling Tale of a Confederate Spy, Con Artist, and Mass Murderer

by Larabee, Ann
Publisher: Global Publishing at St. Martin's Press
Retail Price: $24.95
Issue: Winter 2006
ISBN: 1403967946

The author of the 19th century's crime of the century began his career as a Confederate spy. Keith, following the war, continued to have an obsession with explosives and posed as a prosperous American business man in Germany. While there he planted a bomb on a dock which killed 80 people, earning him the name Dynamite fiend.

review of The Dynamite Fiend: The chilling Tale of a Confederate Spy, Con Artist, and Mass Murderer, by Larabee, Ann, Civil War Book Review, (Winter 2006).