A Death in Belmont

Documents the events surrounding the early 1960s serial murder case of the Boston Strangler, recounting how an innocent African-American housekeeper was hastily convicted and how the actual killer, carpenter Albert DeSalvo, eventually ...

A Death in Belmont

Documents the events surrounding the early 1960s serial murder case of the Boston Strangler, recounting how an innocent African-American housekeeper was hastily convicted and how the actual killer, carpenter Albert DeSalvo, eventually confessed. First serial, Vanity Fair. 300,000 first printing.

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A Death in Belmont
Language: en
Pages: 266
Authors: Sebastian Junger
Categories: True Crime
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-04-17 - Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

Documents the events surrounding the early 1960s serial murder case of the Boston Strangler, recounting how an innocent African-American housekeeper was hastily convicted and how the actual killer, carpenter Albert DeSalvo, eventually confessed. First serial, Vanity Fair. 300,000 first printing.
A Death in Belmont
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Sebastian Junger
Categories: True Crime
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-04-17 - Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

A fatal collision of three lives in the most intriguing and original crime story since In Cold Blood. In the spring of 1963, the quiet suburb of Belmont, Massachusetts, is rocked by a shocking sex murder that exactly fits the pattern of the Boston Strangler. Sensing a break in the
Murder, in Fact
Language: en
Pages: 261
Authors: Lana A. Whited
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-11-09 - Publisher: McFarland

With the 1965 publication of In Cold Blood, Truman Capote declared he broke new literary ground. But Capote's "nonfiction novel" belongs to a long Naturalist tradition originating in the work of 19th-century French novelist Emile Zola. Naturalism offers a particular response to the increasing problem of violence in American life
The Essential Mystery Lists
Language: en
Pages: 592
Authors: Roger M Sobin
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-09-30 - Publisher: Poisoned Pen Press Inc

For the first time in one place, Roger M. Sobin has compiled a list of nominees and award winners of virtually every mystery award ever presented. He has also included many of the “best of” lists by more than fifty of the most important contributors to the genre.; Mr. Sobin
Encyclopedia of the Sixties: A Decade of Culture and Counterculture [2 volumes]
Language: en
Pages: 871
Authors: Abbe A. Debolt, James S. Baugess
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-12-12 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Comedian Robin Williams said that if you remember the '60s, you weren't there. This encyclopedia documents the people, places, movements, and culture of that memorable decade for those who lived it and those who came after. • Nearly 500 A–Z entries on the political, religious, artistic, and popular topics of