Murders that made headlines : crimes of Indiana / Jane Simon Ammeson.
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- ISBN: 9780253031266 : HRD
- ISBN: 0253031265 : HRD
- Physical Description: xiii, 193 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
- Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 
- Copyright: ©2017
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Introduction -- Catharine Schumaker : an Indiana Lucretia Borgia -- An unfortunate Indiana family : Minnie May and Luella Mabbitt -- Jane Dorsey and the poison powders -- The death of Susan Beaver -- Miss Bryan's last cry -- Rough on rats : how not to win your man -- The disappearance of Carrie Selvage -- No way to leave your lovers -- Bootlegging, missing wills, disappearing jewels, deadly encounters : the story of Nettie and Harry Diamond -- The lady and the dragon : how Madge Oberholtzer brought down the KKK -- Double indemnity.
Even the most sensational and scandalous crimes can disappear into history, the spine-chilling tales forgotten by subsequent generations. "Murders that Made Headlines" reveals some of these extraordinary but forgotten true events that captured the public's attention in the course of the last 200 years. Jane Simon Ammeson recounts the astonishing and sometimes bizarre stories of arsenic murders, Ponzi schemes, prison escapes, perjury, and other shocking crimes that took place in the Hoosier state. When we think of bygone eras, we often imagine gentile women, respectable men, simpler times, mannerly interactions, and intimate acquaintances, but "Murders that Made Headlines" reveals the notorious true crimes lurking in our history. Publisher's marketing.
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