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The girl on the velvet swing : sex, murder, and madness at the dawn of the twentieth century

Baatz, Simon (author.).
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Greenwood PL - Greenwood 364.152 BAA (Text) 36626103894143 Adult Nonfiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780316396653
  • ISBN: 0316396656
  • Physical Description: print
    392 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Mulholland Books/Little, Brown and Company, 2018.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 359-380) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: First encounter -- Rape -- Marriage -- Murder -- First trial -- Second trial -- Asylum -- Escape -- Final verdict -- Epilogue.
Summary, etc.: A chronicle of the events surrounding the 1906 murder trial of millionaire Harry Thaw details the victimization of teen actress Evelyn Nesbit and Thaw's vengeance-fueled, public murder of legendary architect Stanford White.
Subject: White, Stanford 1853-1906
Nesbit, Evelyn 1884-1967
Thaw, Harry Kendall 1871-1947
Murder New York (State) New York Case studies
Trials (Murder) New York (State) New York Case studies
Genre: True crime stories.
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