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Death's acre : inside the legendary forensic lab the Body Farm where the dead do tell tales / Bill Bass and Jon Jefferson ; foreword by Patricia Cornwell.

Bass, William M., 1928- (Author). Jefferson, Jon. (Added Author).

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Ohio Twp PL - Bell Road Library 614.1 BAS (Text) 39206019675832 NonFiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0425198324
  • ISBN: 9780425198322
  • Physical Description: xii, 304 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: Berkley trade pbk. ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Berkley Books, 2004.

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note: Bones of the eaglet -- Dead Indians and dam engineers -- Bare bones: forensics -- Unsavory uncle -- Case of the headless corpse -- Scene of the crime -- Death's acre: body farm is born -- Bug for research -- Progress and protest -- Fat Sam and Cadillac Joe -- Grounded in science -- Zoo man murders -- Parts unknown -- Art imitates death -- More progress, more protest -- Backyard barbecue -- Not-so-accidental tourist -- Bloody beneficiary -- Ashes to ashes -- When I die -- Bones of the human skeleton -- Glossary of forensic and anthropological terms.
Summary, etc.: A forensic anthropologist traces his work at his Tennessee body farm lab and cites his contributions to the investigations of several murder cases, as well as his theories about such famous cases as the Lindbergh kidnapping. Dr. Bill Bass, one of the world's leading forensic anthropologists, gained international attention when he built a forensic lab like no other, the Body Farm. Now, this master scientist unlocks the gates of his lab to reveal his most intriguing cases and to revisit the Lindbergh kidnapping and murder, fifty years after the fact.
Subject: Forensic anthropology > United States.
Forensic anthropology > Tennessee.
Crime laboratories > Tennessee.
Body, Human > Identification.
Human skeleton > Identification.

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