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Author Cornwell, Patricia Daniels, author.

Title Ripper : the secret life of Walter Sickert / Patricia Cornwell.

Imprint Seattle : Thomas & Mercer, [2017]

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons Fiction  F Cornwell, P    ---  Available
Edition First edition.
Description 553 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm.
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Note "Incorporating material from Portrait of a Killer: Jack the Ripper-- Case Closed, this new edition has been revised and expanded to include eight new chapters, detailed maps and hundreds of images that bring the sinister case to life."--Jacket.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 511-528) and index.
Contents Mr. Nobody -- The unfortunates -- By some person unknown -- A glorious boy -- Thorns and sharp stones -- Walter and the boys -- The daughters of Cobden -- The gentleman slummer -- A bit of broken looking glass -- The dark lantern -- The royal conspiracy -- Dreadful bleeding corpses -- Instant death -- Wide staring eyes -- Red fingerprints -- Hue and cry -- Crochet work and flowers -- A cautious indicator -- A painted letter -- A man in ordinary life -- Stygian blackness -- The streets until dawn -- A shiny black bag -- These characters about -- Night horrors -- A great joke -- A social disease -- A lovely sea side business -- A very bad man -- In a horse bin -- Three keys -- The darkest day of the darkest night -- Sweet violets -- Shapes on the wall -- Further from the grave -- My coda to Jack the Ripper -- How it all began and never ended.
Summary Examines the century-old series of murders that terrorized London in the 1880s, drawing on research, state-of-the-art forensic science, and insights into the criminal mind to reveal the true identity of the infamous Jack the Ripper.
Source B&T 05.2017 PARS
Subject Jack, the Ripper.
Sickert, Walter, 1860-1942.
Jack, the Ripper.
Serial murders -- England -- London -- History -- 19th century.
Jack the Ripper.
Whitechapel (London, England) -- History.
Added Author Revision of: Cornwell, Patricia Daniels. Portrait of a killer.
Added Title Secret life of Walter Sickert
ISBN 9781503936874 (hardcover)
1503936872 (hardcover)
$29.99

 
    
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