The poisoner's handbook: murder and the birth of forensic medicine in Jazz Age New York
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Published:
New York : Penguin Books, 2011.
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
319 pages ; 21 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780143118824, 1594202435, 9781594202438, 014311882X, 9780143118824 (pbk.)
Lexile measure:
1190

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General Note
Copyright date 2010.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description
Chronicles the story of New York City's first forensic scientists to describe Jazz Age poisoning cases, including a family's inexplicable balding, Barnum and Bailey's Blue Man, and the crumbling bones of factory workers.
Description
The untold story of how poison rocked Jazz Age New York City. A pair of forensic scientists began their trailblazing chemical detective work, fighting to end an era when untraceable poisons offered an easy path to the perfect crime.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Blum, D. (2011). The poisoner's handbook: murder and the birth of forensic medicine in Jazz Age New York. New York, Penguin Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Blum, Deborah, 1954-. 2011. The Poisoner's Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York. New York, Penguin Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Blum, Deborah, 1954-, The Poisoner's Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York. New York, Penguin Books, 2011.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Blum, Deborah. The Poisoner's Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York. New York, Penguin Books, 2011.

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