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The Brooklyn thrill-kill gang and the great comic book scare of the 1950s

Author: Mariah Adin
Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : Praeger, 2015. ©2015
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What caused four recently bar mitzvahed middle-class youths to go on a crime spree of assault and murder in 1954? This book provides a compelling narrative retelling of the boys, their crimes, and a  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Adin, Mariah.
Brooklyn thrill-kill gang and the great comic book scare of the 1950s.
Santa Barbara, California : Praeger, ©2015
xiv, 167 pages
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mariah Adin
ISBN: 9781440833731 1440833737 1440833729 9781440833724
OCLC Number: 899002456
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (190 pages)
Responsibility: Mariah Adin.

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