3 edition of A century of crime found in the catalog.
A century of crime
Marjorie Freeman Campbell
Bibliography: p. 265-271.
|LC Classifications||HV8073 .C32|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 277 p.|
|Number of Pages||277|
|LC Control Number||74598694|
The Crime of the Century is a True Crime Story. This book illustrate that to present in consecutive form and as a complete narrative all the facts which have been brought to light from the day of the disappearance of Dr. Cronin, to the close of the trial of those accused of his murder. Cover story: Half a century after 4 murders rocked a community and a courtroom, when The History Press asked whether I would write a historical true-crime book from the Seattle area, this case.
Two of the hard crime genre's most famous writers pull together a great collection of short stories and novellas, showcasing the evolution of detective fiction over the course of the last century. Thirty-two writers get a story apiece, spinning yarns about gumshoes, mobsters, and murderers, along with lawyers, cons, and singers. These were also social novels that tackled topics too taboo for polite literary fiction; like prostitution, racism, homosexuality, and corruption in the police force. Below, 10 excellent entry points into the morally gray world of early 20 th Century crime writing.
One of the most horrific crimes of the century occurred in when Richard Speck murdered eight young nurses in a Chicago townhouse, only leaving one nurse alive. Breo recounts the crimes and trial of Speck, during which the surviving nurse confronted the killer. Related: 7 True Crime Books About Victims Who Escaped Their Captors. Image 8 of The crime of the century, The Hudson Library A SERIES OF GOOD FICTION BY AUTHORS FROM EACH SIDE OF THE ATLANTIC. Published Monthly. Entered as second-class matter. Yearly Subscription, $ per volume, paper, 50 cents.
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