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The case of the vanishing blonde : and other true crime stories

Author: Mark Bowden
Publisher: New York, NY : Atlantic Monthly Press, an imprint of Grove Atlantic, 2020. ©2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First edition.; First Grove Atlantic hardcover editionView all editions and formats
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"Throughout his long and illustrious career, Mark Bowden has written about crime and was recognized in 2010 with a lifetime achievement award by the International Thriller Writers organization. The Case of the Vanishing Blonde collects six of his most riveting pieces-accounts spanning four decades of searing characters and unsettling tales to illustrate all manner of crimes and the ways technology has progressively  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Crime
Case studies
True crime stories
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Bowden
ISBN: 9780802128447 0802128440
OCLC Number: 1125356597
Description: 232 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The incident at Alpha Tau Omega --
"Why don't u tell me wht ur into" --
The case of the vanishing blonde --
... A million years ago --
The body in room 348 --
Who killed Euhommie Bond?
Responsibility: Mark Bowden.

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"Throughout his long and illustrious career, Mark Bowden has written about crime and was recognized in 2010 with a lifetime achievement award by the International Thriller Writers organization. The Case of the Vanishing Blonde collects six of his most riveting pieces-accounts spanning four decades of searing characters and unsettling tales to illustrate all manner of crimes and the ways technology has progressively altered criminal investigation. From a 1983 story of a campus rape at the University of Pennsylvania that unleashed a debate over the nature of consent when drinking and drugs are involved, to three cold cases featuring the inimitable Long Island private detective Ken Brennan and a startling investigation into a murderer deep within the LAPD's ranks, shielded for twenty-six years by officers keen to protect one of their own, these stories are the work of a masterful narrative journalist at work-gripping true crime from a writer the Washington Post calls "an old pro.""--

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