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Crimes of the century

from Leopold & Loeb to O.J. Simpson

by Gilbert Geis

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Published by Northeastern University Press in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Trials -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGilbert Geis and Leigh B. Bienen.
    ContributionsBienen, Leigh B.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF220 .G45 1998
    The Physical Object
    Pagination230 p. :
    Number of Pages230
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23243097M
    ISBN 101555533604
    LC Control Number98023180
    OCLC/WorldCa39069482

      In The Crime of the Century, William J. Martin has teamed up with Dennis L. Breo to re-create the blood-soaked night that made American criminal history, offering fascinating behind-the-scenes descriptions of Speck, his innocent victims, the desperate manhunt and massive investigation, and the trial that led to Speck’s successful conviction/5(10).


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