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Author: Faye Sultan; Teresa Kennedy
Publisher: New York : Doubleday, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An anti-capital punishment novel in which a delivery boy in South Carolina kills, rapes and mutilates two women in their eighties. The prosecution demands death, but psychologist Portia McTeague thinks that, based on experience from her own life, his was an act of insanity due to a disturbed childhood. Problem is how to bring this out for the jury. Co-author Sultan is a forensic psychiatrist.
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Genre/Form: Legal fiction (Literature)
Fiction
Mystery fiction
Legal stories
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Faye Sultan; Teresa Kennedy
ISBN: 0385485255 9780385485258
OCLC Number: 37004423
Description: 310 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Faye Sultan and Teresa Kennedy.
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An anti-capital punishment novel in which a delivery boy in South Carolina kills, rapes and mutilates two women in their eighties. The prosecution demands death, but psychologist Portia McTeague thinks that, based on experience from her own life, his was an act of insanity due to a disturbed childhood. Problem is how to bring this out for the jury. Co-author Sultan is a forensic psychiatrist.

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