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Morgue : a life in death

Author: Vincent J M Di Maio; Ron Franscell
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"In this clear-eyed, gritty, and enthralling narrative, Dr. Vincent Di Maio and veteran crime writer Ron Franscell guide us behind the morgue doors to tell a fascinating life story through the cases that have made Di Maio famous-from the exhumation of assassin Lee Harvey Oswald to the complex issues in the shooting of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin. Beginning with his street-smart Italian origins in Brooklyn, the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Autobiographies
Named Person: Vincent J M Di Maio; Vincent J M Di Maio
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vincent J M Di Maio; Ron Franscell
ISBN: 9781250067142 1250067146
OCLC Number: 918994681
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xv, 268 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Foreword: It's all about the puzzle --
A death in black and white --
The "why" incision --
An empty nursery --
Bombed beyond recognition --
Digging up Lee Harvey Oswald --
Monsters among us --
Secrets and puzzles --
Detail, justice, and celebrity --
The ghosts of West Memphis --
The curious death of Vincent Van Gogh --
Epilogue: At the end of things.
Responsibility: Dr. Vincent Di Maio and Ron Franscell ; foreword by Dr. Jan Garavaglia.

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"[An] engrossing look behind the headlines of notorious homocides. . . . The often lurid, occasionally sad, and always intriguing details never overpower the drive for justice that fuels Di Maio's Read more...

 
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