Kitty Genovese : the murder, the bystanders, the crime that changed America (Book, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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Kitty Genovese : the murder, the bystanders, the crime that changed America

Author: Kevin Cook
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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At last, the true story of a crime that shocked the world. New York City, 1964. A young woman is stabbed to death on her front stoop -- a murder the New York Times called "a frozen moment of dramatic, disturbing social change." The victim, Catherine "Kitty" Genovese, became an urban martyr, butchered by a sociopathic killer in plain sight of 38 neighbors who "didn't want to get involved." Her sensational case  Read more...
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Genre/Form: True crime books
Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Kitty Genovese; Catherine Genovese; Kitty Genovese
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin Cook
ISBN: 9780393239287 0393239284
OCLC Number: 862066428
Awards: Short-listed for Edgar Allan Poe Awards (Fact Crime) 2015
Description: 242 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: More than a name --
Opposites --
Garden suburb --
Tigers and ants --
Village people --
She loves you --
Ozone park --
The 11th hour --
Night of the hunt --
Postmortem --
Neighbors --
Confessions --
Pleas --
Questions for the devil --
Consequences --
Calling for help --
Jailbreak --
The uses of memory --
Case studies --
Revisions --
Thirty-six minutes.
Responsibility: Kevin Cook.

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"...well-written and often gripping book..." -- The Times "A grim and fascinating history and discussion of the bystander effect... this book asks hard questions of human nature." -- Diva "Cook's Read more...

 
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