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The mad sculptor / [sound recording] : the maniac, the model, and the murder that shook the nation / Harold Schechter.

Schechter, Harold, author. (Author). Berkrot, Peter, narrator. (Added Author). Brilliance Audio. (Added Author).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Danville-Center Township Public Library - Danville BCD 364.1 SCH (Text) 32604000146472 DCTPLD AD Audio Book Available -
Schricker Main Library BCD 364.152 SCH (Text) 30032001710893 AUDIOBOOK Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781480555419
  • Physical Description: 9 audio discs (approximately 11 hr.) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Unabridged.

Content descriptions

General Note: Compact discs.
Title from container.
Participant or Performer Note: Performed by Peter Berkrot.
Summary, etc.: "Beekman Place, one of the most exclusive addresses in Manhattan, hasn't always been home to the rich. In the 1930s, when bluebloods like the Vanderbilts and Rockefellers began to build luxury towers, poor European immigrants lived in filthy slums among the riverside factories and abbatoirs. It was in this setting that a young man committed a grisly triple-murder on Easter Sunday, 1937. The details of the case were so sensational that one might think it had been cooked up in a tabloid editor's overheated imagination. The charismatic perpetrator, Robert Irwin, was a promising young sculptor, but he was also deeply disturbed. An obsession with Veronica Gedeon, a stunning photographer's model, would inspire him to murder. Harold Schechter masterfully tells the story of the "Mad Sculptor" case, one of the most engrossing American crime dramas of the twentieth century--evoking an atmosphere and a madness that will have readers glued to their chairs"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Irwin, Robert, 1907-1975.
Serial murderers > New York (State) > New York.
PSYCHOLOGY / Psychopathology / General.
TRUE CRIME / Murder / General.
Genre: Audiobooks.
Sound recording.

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