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The trial of Lizzie Borden : a true story

Author: Cara Robertson
Publisher: Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2019.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : English : Center Point Large Print editionView all editions and formats
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"Based on transcripts of the Borden legal proceedings, contemporary newspaper accounts, unpublished local accounts, and recently unearthed letters from Lizzie herself, Cara Robertson explores the stories Lizzie Borden's culture wanted and expected to hear and how those stories influenced the debate inside and outside of the courtroom"--
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Genre/Form: True crime stories
Large type books
History
Named Person: Lizzie Borden; Lizzie Borden
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cara Robertson
ISBN: 9781643582184 1643582186
OCLC Number: 1096233976
Notes: Regular print version previously published by: Simon & Schuster, Inc.
Description: 479 pages (large print) : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
Contents: Persons of interest --
Somebody will do something --
An incredible crime --
Done with theories --
A most remarkable woman --
The curtain ascends --
Under fire --
A signal victory --
Intent, deliberation, and preparation --
Short, busy, and very important --
Last words in the great trial --
The old place --
The enduring enigma --
Coda : the defense file.
Responsibility: Cara Robertson.

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"Based on transcripts of the Borden legal proceedings, contemporary newspaper accounts, unpublished local accounts, and recently unearthed letters from Lizzie herself, Cara Robertson explores the stories Lizzie Borden's culture wanted and expected to hear and how those stories influenced the debate inside and outside of the courtroom"--

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