Mckinley Murder And The Pan American Exposition

Author: Roger Pickenpaugh
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 1476625913
Size: 37.67 MB
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This new treatment of the McKinley assassination is the first to focus on the compelling story of the Exposition: its labor and construction challenges; the garish Midway; the fight for inclusion of an accurate African-American display to ...

The Grid

Author: Gretchen Bakke
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 162040124X
Size: 49.92 MB
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The Grid tells--entertainingly, perceptively--the story of what has been called "the largest machine in the world”: its fascinating history, its problematic present, and its potential role in a brighter, cleaner future.

Ghost Of The Ozarks

Author: Brooks Blevins
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 9780252094118
Size: 64.47 MB
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Closely examining how the story and its regional setting were interpreted by the media, Brooks Blevins recounts the gripping events of the murder investigation and trial, where a man claiming to be the murder victim--the "Ghost" of the ...

The Woodchipper Murder

Author: Arthur Herzog
Publisher: Arthur Herzog III
ISBN: 0595183549
Size: 79.16 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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" Helle Crafts was last seen on November 18, 1986. In the style of a brilliant detective novel, Arthur Herzog skillfully re-creates the hour-by-hour circumstantial details that inform this grisly true-crime narrative.

Death And Justice

Author: Mark Fuhrman
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780062048189
Size: 34.81 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Are innocent people being executed? Is capital punishment justice or is it revenge? Into the debate steps Mark Fuhrman, America's most famous detective, and no stranger to controversy himself.

The Turk

Author: Tom Standage
Publisher: Berkley Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780425190395
Size: 74.73 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Describes the eighteenth-century invention by Wolfgang von Kempeden of the Turk, a mechanical man fashioned of wood, powered by clockwork, and capable of playing chess, examining the machine's remarkable career in light of the industrial ...

The Wars Of The Roosevelts

Author: William J. Mann
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062383353
Size: 43.14 MB
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For the first time, The Wars of the Roosevelts also includes the stories of Elliott’s daughter and grandchildren, and never-before-seen photographs from their archives.

The Fatal Gift Of Beauty

Author: Nina Burleigh
Publisher: Random House Digital, Inc.
ISBN: 0307588599
Size: 57.40 MB
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Presents an account of the highly publicized 2007 murder of British student Meredith Kercher that examines the controversial prosecution, conviction, and sentencing of her American roommate while critiquing vulnerabilities in the Italian ...