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Author Reisinger, John.

Title Master detective : the life and crimes of Ellis Parker, America's real-life Sherlock Holmes / John Reisinger.

Imprint New York : Citadel Press, c2006.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons Biography  B Parker,E.    ---  Available
Description xiii, 320 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 307-308) and index.
Contents A crime in the next century (1932) -- A fiddler becomes a detective (1871-1900) -- Bloody murder and burning barns (1901-1919) -- Bootleggers, a pickled corpse, and 175 suspects (1920-1922) -- Two weddings and a scandal (1922-1929) -- Depression crimes (1930-1932) -- The crime of the century...the case of a lifetime (1932-1933) -- A semi-official investigation (1932) -- Bradway Brown and an international fugitive (1933-1934) -- The most hated man in America (1934) -- Second opinions and second guesses (1935-1936) -- Confessions (1936) -- The storm (1936) -- The trial of Ellis Parker...the prosecution (1937) -- The trial of Ellis Parker...the defense, and the verdict (1937) -- His last blow (1937-1940).
Subject Parker, Ellis, 1871-1940.
Lindbergh, Charles Augustus, 1930-1932 -- Kidnapping, 1932.
Detectives -- New Jersey -- Biography.
Criminal investigation -- New Jersey -- Case studies.
Kidnapping -- New Jersey -- Hopewell -- Case studies.
Added Title Life and crimes of Ellis Parker, America's real-life Sherlock Holmes
ISBN 0806527501
9780806527505

 
    
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