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My ghost has a name : memoir of a murder

Author: Rosalyn Rossignol
Publisher: Columbia, SC : University of South Carolina Press, [2018]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Author Rosalyn Rossignol journeys through the past to try and understand the murder of her childhood friend. Chapter One begins, "Murder is a crime ordinarily consigned to darkness: the shadowed alleyway, the murky gloom of midnight in someone's bedroom, the dimness of the forest. Just after 5:00 P.M. on October 20, 1999, on an afternoon that had been warm and sunny, but was now threatening rain, Deputy Kelly  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
True crime stories
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Rossignol, Rosalyn.
My ghost has a name.
Columbia, SC : University of South Carolina Press, [2018]
(DLC) 2017009451
Named Person: Nell Crowley Davis
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rosalyn Rossignol
ISBN: 9781611178272 1611178274
OCLC Number: 1017732689
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: ""Cover""; ""My Ghost Has a Name""; ""Title""; ""Copyright""; ""Contents""; ""Prologue: The Phone Call""; ""1 Death in the Afternoon""; ""2 Death in the Afternoon, Scene 2""; ""3 He Said/She Said""; ""4 Ridgeland Cemetery, October 20, 2004, 4 p.m.""; ""5 Digging Up the Past""; ""6 The Future in an Instant""; ""7 Hell Is Murky""; ""8 The Role of the Press""; ""9 Conspiracy to Kill a Goose""; ""10 The Solicitorâ#x80;#x99;s Worthless Check Unit""; ""11 Meeting Sarah""; ""12 Writerâ#x80;#x99;s Block""; ""13 The Nelsons""; ""14 The Nelsons after Dark""; ""15 Juror Number 13"" ""16 The Public Defenderâ#x80;#x99;s Office Weighs In""""17 Johnâ#x80;#x99;s Birth Mother""; ""18 Mama; or, I Digress""; ""19 Sarahâ#x80;#x99;s Best Friend""; ""20 â#x80;#x9C;A modern day Svengaliâ#x80;#x9D;""; ""21 Fatherâ#x80;#x99;s Day at Broad River""; ""22 The Church of Satan""; ""23 The Judge Wore Leather""; ""24 Madmen, Freaks, and Evil People""; ""25 The Necromantic Ritual Book""; ""26 â#x80;#x9C;How heâ#x80;#x99;d like to kill someoneâ#x80;#x9D;""; ""27 The Beginning of the End""; ""28 Short but Not Sweet""; ""29 Sentencing""; ""30 Postconviction Suspense""; ""31 An Unexpected Letter""; ""32 Putting It All Together"" ""33 When the Hurly-Burlyâ#x80;#x99;s Done""""Epilogue""
Responsibility: Rosalyn Rossignol.

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