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VOYAThis worthy addition to any collection is presented alphabetically, each entry describing the known facts surrounding an unsolved mystery. From Jimmy Hoffa to Jack the Ripper to the Lindbergh kidnapping, the book is full of the details surrounding the most famous unsolved crimes in history. Newton discusses the 1996 murder of JonBenet Ramsey in detail, chronicling the order of events, the contents of the ransom note, and the conflicting investigations by the police and the parents of the murdered child. The facts are presented without judgment, describing the suspicious behavior of the Ramseys and the professional lapses of the police department with equal emphasis. Newton also describes the assassination of John F. Kennedy, a mystery that continues to captivate each generation. He puts forth the known facts of the case and then details the ten most prominent theories surrounding the presidential murder. The writing here is crisp and clean, offering plenty of detail without melodrama. The titillating subject matter will appeal to teen readers. Although Newton is descriptive, he is not gruesome, managing to create intense interest without being objectionable. Young readers will enjoy this book. The format is easy to use, the writing is solid and interesting, and the topic is enticingly taboo. 2004, Facts on File, 340p.; Index. Photos. Biblio., PLB Ages 11 to Adult.