Murder at 40 Below: True Crime Stories from Alaska by Tom Brennan, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Murder at 40 Below: True Crime Stories from Alaska

Murder at 40 Below: True Crime Stories from Alaska

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by Tom Brennan
     
 

Fiendish deeds in a land known for its extremes. Murder at 40 Below is a collection of stories about ten of Alaska's most notorious murder cases drawn from interviews with investigators, police files, eyewitness reports,and newspaper archives. You will be shocked and fascinated by these grisly, fact-filled accounts of failed dreams, violent schemes, greed, madness,

Overview

Fiendish deeds in a land known for its extremes. Murder at 40 Below is a collection of stories about ten of Alaska's most notorious murder cases drawn from interviews with investigators, police files, eyewitness reports,and newspaper archives. You will be shocked and fascinated by these grisly, fact-filled accounts of failed dreams, violent schemes, greed, madness, and treachery. Read about: Trusting Manly Hot Springs residents who begin disappearing when a demented drifter arrives in town. The sexually obsessed big game hunter who lures topless dancers to a remote hideaway to rape, torture, and kill them. The Juneau laborer who murders the man who beat his mistress and later gains a national following as the "Birdman of Alcatraz." The distrubing shooting deaths of three Eskimo  hunters from Kiana in northwest Alaska that ends in an icy wilderness manhunt. The police appeal for help finding a serial killer that generates 7,000 calls from informants in the Fairbanks area.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780945397991
Publisher:
Epicenter Press (WA)
Publication date:
04/28/2001
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
1,100,781
Product dimensions:
5.58(w) x 8.26(h) x 0.38(d)

Meet the Author

Tom Brennan moved to Alaska in 1967. He is a communications consultant, newspaper columnist, former oilman, and self-described "recovering fly-fisherman." He and his wife, Marnie, live in Anchorage.

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Murder at 40 Below: True Crime Stories from Alaska 4 out of 5 based on 1 ratings. 2 reviews.
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Sassyflappergirl More than 1 year ago
This book makes a good present for those interested in true crime. I enjoyed the original and historical review of the stories. It is a quick and absorbing read for individuals or book clubs that study true crime. These stories would be appropriate for older kids to read.