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Death in the city of light : the serial killer of Nazi-occupied Paris

Author: David King
Publisher: New York : Crown, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Death in the City of Light is the gripping true story of a brutal serial killer who unleashed his own reign of terror in Nazi-occupied Paris. As decapitated heads and dismembered body parts surfaced in the Seine, Commissaire Georges-Victor Massu, head of the Brigade Criminelle, was tasked with tracking down the elusive murderer in a twilight world of Gestapo, gangsters, Resistance fighters, pimps, prostitutes,

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: Marcel Petiot; Marcel Petiot; Marcel Petiot; Petiot, Marcel.#x1E; 0.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David King
ISBN: 9780307452894 0307452891 9780307452900 0307452905 9780307452917 0307452913 9780307967190 0307967190 9781847445483 1847445489
OCLC Number: 696099199
Description: 416 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: German night --
The people's doctor --
Preliminary findings --
Two witnesses --
"100,00 autopsies" --
The woman with the yellow suitcase --
"Beside a monster" --
A delivery --
Evasion --
"Goodbye arrogance" --
Sightings --
The Gestapo file --
Postcards from the other side --
Destination Argentina --
War in the shadows --
The attic --
Frustration --
Nine more --
The list --
Apocalyptic weeks --
"P.S. Destroy all my letters" --
At Saint-Mandé-Tourelle Station --
Interrogations --
Beating chance? --
The Knellers --
The Petiot Circus --
"Not in danger of death" --
Two to one --
Inside murder house --
Black fingernails --
"A taste for evil" --
The hairdresser, the makeup artist, and the adventuress --
Walkout --
Naufrageur --
The verdict --
Timbers of justice --
The loot.
Responsibility: David King.


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