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A treasury of Victorian murder compendium. II

Author: Rick Geary
Publisher: New York : NBM, 2015. ©2007
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is an engrossing, illustrated journey into true crime classics of the Victorian era. This second omnibus of storied treasuries of murder includes the famous double axe murder by Lizzie Borden; the mysterious drowning of the lovely Mary Rogers; the Bloody Benders, a Kansas family of murderous innkeepers; Glasgow socialite Madeleine Smith who poisoned an inconvenient suitor; and the famous assassination of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Comic books, strips, etc
Graphic novels
Suspense comic books, strips, etc
Young adult nonfiction
Comics (Graphic works)
History
True crime stories
Named Person: Lizzie Borden; Mary Rogers; Bender family; Madeleine Smith; Abraham Lincoln; Bender family.; Lizzie Borden; Abraham Lincoln; Mary Rogers; Madeleine Smith
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rick Geary
ISBN: 9781561639076 1561639079
OCLC Number: 896906966
Description: 396 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The Borden tragedy --
The mystery of Mary Rogers --
The saga of the bloody Benders --
The case of Madeleine Smith --
The murder of Abraham Lincoln.
Other Titles: Treasury of Victorian murder compendium.
Responsibility: by Rick Geary.

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This is an engrossing, illustrated journey into true crime classics of the Victorian era. This second omnibus of storied treasuries of murder includes the famous double axe murder by Lizzie Borden; the mysterious drowning of the lovely Mary Rogers; the Bloody Benders, a Kansas family of murderous innkeepers; Glasgow socialite Madeleine Smith who poisoned an inconvenient suitor; and the famous assassination of President Lincoln. Each true crime story includes a bibliography of research sources, presenting true facts about famous murders in an entertaining fashion.

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