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Hell's princess : the mystery of Belle Gunness, Butcher of Men / Harold Schechter.

Schechter, Harold, (author.).
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  • 31 of 37 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis ISLI 364.152 S314h (Text) 00000106555691 Indiana New Book Display Available -
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library 364.1523 SCHECHTE (Text) 37500004486102 Nonfiction Available -
LaGrange Co PL - LaGrange Main Library 364.1523 SCH (Text) 30477101158289 Adult: Fiction Checked out 12/11/2018
LaGrange Co PL - Shipshewana Branch 364.1523 SCH (Text) 30477101158271 Adult: Nonfiction Available -
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Morgan Co PL - Waverly Branch 364.1523 SCH (Text) 78551000538281 Non-Fiction Checked out 11/21/2018
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle 364.1523 SCHE (Text) 39231033446242 Ratcliffe-Carnegie Reading Room Available -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library 921 GUNNESS (Text) 39206021540222 New Materials Checked out 11/20/2018
North Webster Comm. PL - North Webster 92 GUN (Text) 72436000122751 Adult nonfiction Available -
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  • ISBN: 9781477808955
  • ISBN: 1477808957
  • ISBN: 9781477808948
  • Physical Description: xvi, 316 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-294) and index.
Summary, etc.:
"The shocking true story of one of the twentieth century's most prolific female serial killers." -- book jacket.
Belle Gunness engaged in wholesale slaughter, partly out of greed but mostly for the sheer joy of it. Between 1902 and 1908 she lured a succession of unsuspecting victims to her La Porte, Indiana 'murder farm.' Some were hired hands. Others were well-to-do bachelors. All of them vanished without a trace. When their bodies were dug up, they hadn't merely been poisoned... they'd been butchered. Schechter profiles the killing spree of the woman who came to be known as Lady Bluebeard.
Subject: Gunness, Belle, 1859-1908.
Women serial murderers > Biography.
Serial murderers > Indiana > La Porte County > Biography.
LaPorte (Ind.) > Biography.
Genre: Biographies.
True crime stories.

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