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The murder of the century [electronic resource] : The Gilded Age Crime That Scandalized a City & Sparked the Tabloid Wars. Paul Collins.

Collins, Paul. (Author). Dufris, William. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780792778486 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (8 audio files) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: Ashland : Blackstone Audio, Inc., and Buck 50 Productions, LLC, 2011.

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General Note: Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: William Dufris.
Summary, etc.: In Long Island, a farmer found a duck pond turned red with blood. On the Lower East Side, two boys playing at a pier discovered a floating human torso wrapped tightly in oilcloth. Blueberry pickers near Harlem stumbled upon neatly severed limbs in an overgrown ditch. The grisly finds that began on the afternoon of June 26, 1897, plunged detectives headlong into the era's most perplexing murder.In Long Island, a farmer found a duck pond turned red with blood. On the Lower East Side, two boys playing at a pier discovered a floating human torso wrapped tightly in oilcloth. Blueberry pickers near Harlem stumbled upon neatly severed limbs in an overgrown ditch. Clues to a horrifying crime were turning up all over New York, but the police were baffled: There were no witnesses, no motives, no suspects. The grisly finds that began on the afternoon of June 26, 1897, plunged detectives headlong into the era's most perplexing murder. Seized upon by battling media moguls Joseph...
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 273883 KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
True Crime.
Genre: Electronic books.

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