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American Sherlock : murder, forensics, and the birth of American CSI / Kate Winkler Dawson.

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  • ISBN: 9780525539551
  • ISBN: 0525539557
  • Physical Description: 325 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : G. P. Putnam's Sons, [2020]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-313) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Prologue: tales from the archive: pistols, jawbones, and love poetry -- A bloody mess: the case of Allene Lamson's bath, part I -- Genius: the case of Oscar Heinrich's demons -- Heathen: the case of the Baker's handwriting, part I -- Pioneer: the case of the Baker's handwriting, part II -- Damnation: the case of the star's fingerprints, part I -- Indignation: the case of the star's fingerprints, part II -- Double 13: the case of the great train heist -- Bad chemistry: the case of the calculating chemist -- Bits and pieces: the case of Bessie Ferguson's ear -- Triggered: the case of Marty Colwell's gun -- Damned: the case of Allene Lamson's Bath, part II.
Summary, etc.:
Dawson (Death in the Air) uses five decades worth of files to tell the story of Edward Heinrich, who in the first half of the 20th century, solved some of the most mysterious and high-profile criminal cases in the United States. The case files presented include the page-turning stories of a high-profile Hollywood actor accused of murder, the kidnapping and murder of a Catholic priest, and the baffling case of a Stanford professor accused of killing his wife. Readers will learn about a man with a difficult past being led to an exciting, yet demanding career never pursued; the birth of forensic science; and law enforcement's and the public's shifting views of forensics to solve crimes.
Subject: True crime stories.
Criminal investigation.
Heinrich, Edward Oscar, 1881-1953.
Criminologists > United States > Biography.
Forensic sciences > United States > History.
Genre: Biographies.

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