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Author Kaufman, Peter.

Title Skull in the ashes : murder, a gold rush manhunt, and the birth of circumstantial evidence in America / Peter Kaufman.

Imprint Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, c2013.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Pittsburg 2nd Fl Non-Fiction  364.1523 Kau    ---  Available
Description 284 p. ; ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Fire and ice -- Death in flames -- The Bohemian immigrant's clever son -- Down on the ground -- Thiel's men move in -- Following the trail -- Hardships -- Klondike madness -- Inside -- Down the Yukon -- The long journey home -- The trial -- Setting the stage -- Orange pumpkins and yellow journalism -- Inside the courthouse -- Point and counterpoint -- The summing up and verdict -- After the verdict -- The white palace and the fort -- Life in the colony -- The redemption dance -- Novak's second disappearing act -- The measure of their lifetimes.
Source NBK 10/13 PPL
Subject Homicide investigation -- Iowa -- Walford.
Trials (Murder) -- Iowa -- Walford.
Evidence, Circumstantial -- Iowa -- Walford.
Novak, Frank -- Trials, litigation, etc.
ISBN 9781609381882 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1609381882 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781609382131 (ebook)
1609382137 (ebook)

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