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Compulsion.

Author: Meyer Levin
Publisher: New York : Simon and Schuster, 1956.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The basis of the award-winning film starring Orson Welles, Compulsion gives a shocking fictionalized account of the Leopold-Loeb murder case--in which two young graduates of the University of Chicago  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographical fiction
Fiction
Legal stories
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Levin, Meyer, 1905-1981.
Compulsion.
New York, Simon and Schuster, 1956
(OCoLC)563512750
Named Person: Nathan Freudenthal Leopold; Richard A Loeb; Nathan Freudenthal Leopold; Richard A Loeb; Nathan Freudenthal Leopold; Richard A Loeb
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Meyer Levin
ISBN: 0786703199 9780786703197
OCLC Number: 288021
Description: 495 pages ; 22 cm

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Compulsion Is Can't-Put-Down Reading

by greatpenformances (WorldCat user published 2007-08-23) Excellent Permalink
Novelist Meyer Levin was a young reporter in Chicago in the 1920s when two brilliant college students from wealthy homes kidnapped and killed a younger boy. Thirty years later, Levin set out to explore through fiction the question that was never answered at the time of the murder and the subsequent trial:...
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