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The insanity defense and the mad murderess of Shaker Heights : examining the trial of Mariann Colby

Author: William Louis Tabac
Publisher: Kent, Ohio : The Kent State University Press, [2018] ©2018
Series: True crime series (Kent, Ohio)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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They have no witnesses. They have no case. With this blunt observation, Mariann Colby - an attractive, church-going Shaker Heights, Ohio, mother and housewife - bet a defense psychiatrist that she  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Mariann Colby; John Cremer Young, Jr.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Louis Tabac
ISBN: 9781606353523 1606353527
OCLC Number: 1017607477
Description: x, 171 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: August 24, 1965 : Almost Tenderly --
An Unfortunate Remark --
Mr. K --
The Valley of God's Pleasure --
Wicked Witch --
September 1, 1965 : A Child Forsaken --
January 2, 1925 : First Dates --
September 7, 1965 : The Boy at the Morgue --
1844 : Free to Forbear --
August 1965 : Caught Butterflies with Their Hands --
Strike a Deal --
"They Have No Witnesses. They Have No Case." --
March 141966 : A Crime Scene Visit --
Two Scottie Dogs --
A "D" for the Class --
March 26, 1966 : "We Leave You to Heaven" --
The Whole Neighborhood Knew --
1971 : A Startling Conclusion --
World War II Airplanes --
November 1971-March 26, 2007 : A Sliver for Dane.
Series Title: True crime series (Kent, Ohio)
Responsibility: William L. Tabac.

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