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  • Published: Boston : Northeastern University Press, c2003.
  • Year Published: 2003
  • Description: 220 p.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

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  • 155553578X :


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A rose for Mary : the hunt for the real Boston strangler

by Sherman, Casey, 1969-

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Call number: 364.152 Sh

Available Copies: Downtown 2nd Floor

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Prologue: Cape Cod, 1950 -- January 4, 1964 -- The killing season -- The making of Albert Desalvo -- Snow job -- The home front -- Lights, camera, action! -- All the king's men -- A portrait on the mantel -- Laying the groundwork -- The living victims -- Here comes the son -- The ghost of Christmas past -- On our own -- The confession -- Turning up the heat -- Twist and turns -- The exhumation -- A call from New Hampshire -- Truth or consequences -- The final showdown -- Epilogue.

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great true crime account

This was a good true crime book. Mary was murdered during the boston stranglings and many believed that killer was responsible. After her family investigates they come to the conclusion it was a difrerent unknown killer.

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