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  • ISBN: 9781598530315
  • Physical Description: print
    xx, 788 p. ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: [New York, NY] : Library of America, c2008.

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General Note: "A special publication of the Library of America."
"350 years of brilliant writing about dark deeds"--Jacket.
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note: Hanging of John Billington / William Bradford -- Pillars of salt / Cotton Mather -- Murder of a daughter / Benjamin Franklin -- An account of a murder committed by Mr. J-Y-, upon his family, in December, A.D. 1781 / Anonymous -- "A crime more atrocious and horrible than any other" / Timothy Dwight -- Record of crimes in the United States / Jesse Strang -- Recent tragedy / James Gordon Bennett -- "A show of wax-figures" / Nathaniel Hawthorne -- Remarkable case of arrest for murder / Abraham Lincoln -- Crime news from California / Ambrose Bierce -- From Roughing it / Mark Twain -- Jesse Harding Pomeroy, the boy fiend / Anonymous -- Gibbeted / Lafcadio Hearn -- Memorable murder / Celia Thaxter -- Trial of Guiteau / José Martí-- Murder of Annie Downey, alias "Curly Tom" / Thomas Byrnes -- Hunting human game / Frank Norris -- Hossack murder / Susan Glaspell -- Murder ballads -- Mrs. Cordelia Botkin, murderess / Thomas S. Duke -- Hell benders, or The story of a wayside tavern / Edmund Pearson -- Eternal blonde / Damon Runyon -- From The gangs of New York / Herbert Asbury -- Mystery of the hansom cab / Alexander Woollcott --
Subject: Crime -- United States
Violent crimes -- United States
Murder -- United States
Genre/Form: True crime stories.
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