The Borden murders : Lizzie Borden and the trial of the century / Sarah Miller.
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- ISBN: 9780553498080
- ISBN: 0553498088
- ISBN: 9780553498097
- ISBN: 0553498096
- Physical Description: 288 pages, 16 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : Schwartz & Wade Books, c
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-281) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Who's who -- Murder! -- The Bordens -- Investigation -- Inquest -- Arrest -- Preliminary hearing -- The waiting time -- Trial of the century -- Aftermath -- Epilogue -- Researching the Bordens -- Sources -- Acknowledgements.
|Summary, etc.:|| Here's middle-grade nonfiction that reads like a thriller. With murder, court battles, and sensational newspaper headlines, the story of Lizzie Borden is compulsively readable. Lizzie Borden took an axe, gave her mother forty whacks. When she saw what she had done, she gave her father forty-one. In a compelling, linear narrative, Miller takes readers along as she investigates a brutal crime: the August 4, 1892, murders of wealthy and prominent Andrew and Abby Borden. The accused? Mild-mannered and highly respected Lizzie Borden, daughter of Andrew and stepdaughter of Abby. Most of what is known about Lizzie's arrest and subsequent trial (and acquittal) comes from sensationalized newspaper reports; as Miller sorts fact from fiction, and as a legal battle gets under way, a gripping portrait of a woman and a town emerges. With inserts featuring period photos and newspaper clippings and, yes, images from the murder scene readers will devour this nonfiction book that reads like fiction.
|Target Audience Note:|| Ages 10 & up.
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