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Evil summer : Babe Leopold, Dickie Loeb, and the kidnap-murder of Bobby Franks

Author: John Theodore
Publisher: Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, ©2007.
Series: Elmer H. Johnson and Carol Holmes Johnson series in criminology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1924, fourteen-year-old Bobby Franks was abducted and killed, and later found stuffed in a culvert in a wasteland at Illinois-Indiana state line. This book covers killing, confessions, defense,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Case studies
History
Named Person: Nathan Freudenthal Leopold; Richard A Loeb; Bobby Franks; Bobby Franks; Nathan Freudenthal Leopold; Richard A Loeb
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Theodore
ISBN: 9780809327775 0809327775
OCLC Number: 80359399
Description: xv, 203 pages, [12] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Fantasies --
Realities --
Apologia --
Justice --
Passages.
Series Title: Elmer H. Johnson and Carol Holmes Johnson series in criminology.
Responsibility: John Theodore.
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