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The Worm Hole Podcast Episode 69: Cecelia Tichi (A Fatal Gilded High Note)

Charlie and Cecelia Tichi (A Fatal Gilded High Note) discuss the Gilded Age in its success and its crimes, her rebellious 1890s character who defies class, and the history of French Bulldogs.

The 1897 World Expedition in Nashville
Parton’s, Harris’, and Ronstadt’s Trio
Cecelia’s book on country music and literature
Virginia City
“Boss” Tweed
Jay Gould
Upton Sinclair’s The Jungle
John Mackey
Evelyn Walsh McLean
(Cecelia’s book on Gilded Age Cocktails)
The Gilded Age Society on Facebook

Release details: recorded 12th September 2022; published 26th September 2022

Cecelia’s social media: Website || Twitter

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00:58 Where do country music and literature meet for you?
07:58 [Reading]
12:09 Why the Gilded Age?
15:57 There was a lot of crime in that era?…
21:43 How did you come to create Val, the fictional aspects?
27:11 Tell us about Velvet the French Bulldog
30:50 Tell us about A Deadly Gilded Freefall
31:32 Will there be a fifth book in this series?
31:55 How is Val going to progress as a character going forward?

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