A review of Casey Cep’s book, Furious Hours

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By Daniel D. Skwire | 30 July 2019

Dan Skwire reviews Casey Cep’s Furious Hours, which begins with the story of Willie Maxwell, an Alabama preacher whose relatives tended to die mysteriously months after he purchased large amounts of insurance on their lives. Skwire says that Cep spends signficant time on the history and legal complexities of life insurance.

 

This article was originally published in Contingencies.