True Crime: Massachusetts: The State's Most Notorious Criminal Cases

True Crime: Massachusetts: The State's Most Notorious Criminal Cases

by Eric Ethier
     
 

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The harsh discipline of Puritan life bred the hard-bitten and hard-working people of Massachusetts, but did it also breed a unique type of criminal? This book explores the headline crimes of the state to find an answer. Included are the cases of the alleged ax-wielding Lizzie Borden, the executed anarchists Sacco and Vanzetti, the legendary Brink's robbery, the… See more details below

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The harsh discipline of Puritan life bred the hard-bitten and hard-working people of Massachusetts, but did it also breed a unique type of criminal? This book explores the headline crimes of the state to find an answer. Included are the cases of the alleged ax-wielding Lizzie Borden, the executed anarchists Sacco and Vanzetti, the legendary Brink's robbery, the mysterious Boston Strangler, the Big Dan's spectator rape, the desperate college professor who murdered a young prostitute, and the fur salesman who slaughtered his wife and unborn child in cold blood.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780811735636
Publisher:
Stackpole Books
Publication date:
06/10/2009
Series:
True Crime
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
1,388,966
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.60(d)

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