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Kitty Genovese : a True Account of a Public Murder and Its Private Consequences.

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  • ISBN: 9781629140438
  • ISBN: 1629140430
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (501 pages)
  • Publisher: New York : Skyhorse Publishing, Inc., 2014.

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Formatted Contents Note:
Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Note To The Reader; Dedication; Introduction; Part I: Fear of the Stranger; Part II: Trials and Judgments; Part III: Twilight; Epilogue; Acknowledgments; Sources and References; Index.
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Written in a flowing narrative style, Kitty Genovese: A True Account of a Public Murder and its Private Consequences presents the story of the horrific and infamous murder of Kitty Genovese, a young woman stalked and stabbed on the street where she lived in Queens, New York in 1964. The case sparked national outrage when the New York Times revealed that dozens of witnesses had seen or heard the attacks on Kitty Genovese and her struggle to reach safety but had failed to come to her aid?or even call police until after the killer had fled. This book cuts through misinformatio.
Source of Description Note:
Print version record.
Subject: Genovese, Kitty, 1935-1964.
Murder > New York (State) > New York.
Women > Crimes against > New York (State) > New York.
Police > New York (State) > New York.
Witnesses > New York (State) > New York.
Social ethics.
Genovese, Catherine > -1964.
TRUE CRIME > Murder > General.
Genre: Electronic books.

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