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A rose for Mary : the hunt for the real Boston strangler

Author: Casey Sherman
Publisher: Boston : Northeastern University Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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An analysis of the Boston Strangler case also offers an insider perspective on the murder of final victim Mary Sullivan, as told by her nephew, and discusses how the chief suspect had no physical evidence linking him to the crimes and was killed before he was charged.
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Genre/Form: True crime stories
Case studies
Named Person: Albert Henry De Salvo; Albert Henry De Salvo
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Casey Sherman
ISBN: 155553578X 9781555535780
OCLC Number: 52038424
Description: xiv, 220 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Prologue: Cape Cod, 1950 --
January 4, 1964 --
The killing season --
The making of Albert Desalvo --
Snow job --
The home front --
Lights, camera, action! --
All the king's men --
A portrait on the mantel --
Laying the groundwork --
The living victims --
Here comes the son --
The ghost of Christmas past --
On our own --
The confession --
Turning up the heat --
Twist and turns --
The exhumation --
A call from New Hampshire --
Truth or consequences --
The final showdown --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Casey Sherman ; with a foreword by Dick Lehr.
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The nephew of the Boston Strangler's last victim recounts in riveting narrative his decade-long reinvestigation of his aunt's murder case. He exposes the real killer of Mary Sullivan and untangles  Read more...

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