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The bone garden : the Sacramento boardinghouse murders

Author: William P Wood
Publisher: New York : IBooks, 2004, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Recounts the scandalous and lethal criminal career of Dorothea Puente, a lady who ran a boardinghouse in Sacramento, California, and murdered her elderly tenants with poison while she collected their Social Security checks.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Named Person: Dorothea Puente; Dorothea Puente
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William P Wood
ISBN: 0743486935 9780743486934
OCLC Number: 55952821
Notes: Originally published: New York : Pocket Books, 1994.
Description: vi, 338 pages : illustrations ; 17 cm
Responsibility: William P. Wood.

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This shocking story of murder for profit is written by the Deputy D.A. who earlier prosecuted Dorothea Puente for drugging and robbing elderly people--the same woman who would become California's  Read more...

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"The Bone Garden is one of the most gripping and insightful true crime sagas of the decade."

 
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