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Author Cairns, Kathleen A., 1946-

Title Proof of guilt : Barbara Graham and the politics of executing women in America / Kathleen A. Cairns.

Imprint Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, c2013.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    364.66 CAI    Available
Description xxi, 204 p., [10] p. of plates : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 173-204)
Contents A murder in Burbank -- A life on the lam -- A femme fatale on trial -- Crime doesn't pay -- An execution in California -- Executing women in America -- I want to live! -- Due process -- Abolishing the death penalty -- The ultimate penalty.
Subject Graham, Barbara, 1923-1955.
Women murderers -- California -- Case studies.
Women death row inmates -- United States -- Case studies.
Capital punishment -- United States.
ISBN 9780803230095 cloth alkaline paper
0803230095 cloth alkaline paper
Standard No. 40022148985

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