Mystery Writer Jon Jefferson of Jefferson Bass Discusses Forensic Science and His New Mystery "The Devil's Bones"

This event was held on March 14, 2008 at Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

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Interested in forensic science? CSI? Good mystery/thrillers? Jon Jefferson, of the mystery writing team Jefferson Bass, will discuss his forensic science, the world famous Body Farm and his new mystery, just published by William Morrow. A booksigning will follow, with books for sale courtesy of Aunt Agatha’s Mystery Bookstore.

A veteran journalist, science writer, and documentary filmmaker, Jefferson has written for the New York Times, Newsweek, and National Public Radio. He is also the producer of two National Geographic documentaries about the Body Farm (University of Tennessee’s Body Farm: the world’s first, and only, laboratory devoted to human decomposition). Jefferson and Dr. Bill Bass, a world-renowned forensic anthropologist who founded the Body Farm, have written two non-fiction accounts of Dr. Bass’ cases from the Body Farm, "Death’s Acre" and "Beyond the Body Farm," and three forensic thrillers, "Carved In Bone," "Flesh and Bone" and "The Devil’s Bones."

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