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The Poisoner's Handbook

Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York

The Poisoner's Handbook( )
Author: Blum, Deborah
ISBN:978-0-14-311882-4
Publication Date:Jan 2011
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:Penguin Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $18.00
Book Description:

Equal parts true crime, twentieth-century history, and science thriller, The Poisoner's Handbook is "a vicious, page-turning story that reads more like Raymond Chandler than Madame Curie"--The New York Observer A fascinating Jazz Age tale of chemistry and detection, poison and murder, The Poisoner's Handbook is a page-turning account of a forgotten era. In early twentieth-century New York, poisons offered an easy path to the perfect crime....
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Book Details
Pages:336
Detailed Subjects: Medical / Toxicology
Law / Forensic Science
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.42 x 0.67 Inches
Book Weight:0.612 Pounds



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