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Title Unspeakable acts : true tales of crime, murder, deceit, and obsession / [edited by] Sarah Weinman ; with an introduction by Patrick Radden Keefe.

Publication Info. New York, NY : ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2020]
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1 copy ordered for PAS Central Library On Order on 09-18-2020.
1 copy ordered for PAS Hastings Branch On Order on 09-18-2020.
1 copy ordered for PAS Lamanda Park Branch On Order on 09-18-2020.
Edition First edition.
Description xix, 396 pages ; 21 cm
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Contents Dee Dee wanted her daughter to be sick, Gypsy wanted her mom murdered / Michelle Dean -- Reckoning / Pamela Colloff -- Jennifer Pan's revenge / Karen K. Ho -- Perfect man who wasn't / Rachel Monroe -- Out came the girls / Alex Mar -- End of evil / Sarah Marshall -- Ethical dilemma of highbrow true crime / Alice Bolin -- Lost children of "Runaway Train" / Elon Green -- True crime story behind a 1970s cult feminist film classic / Sarah Weinman -- What bullets do to bodies / Jason Fagone -- Checkpoint nation / Melissa Del Bosque / How a dubious forensic science spread like a virus / Leora Smith -- "I am a girl now," Sage Smith wrote. Then she went missing / Emma Copley Eisenberg.
Summary "Sarah Weinman brings together an exemplary collection of thirteen recent true crime tales by some of the most exciting journalists and chroniclers of crime working today. With an introduction by Patrick Radden Keefe, this collection showcases true crime writing across the broadest possible spectrum and reflects on why crime stories are so transfixing and irresistible to the modern reader" -- from publisher.
Subject Murder -- Case studies.
Crime -- Case studies.
Criminals -- Case studies.
Genre/Form True crime stories.
Case studies.
Added Author Weinman, Sarah, author, editor.
Dean, Michelle, 1979- author.
Colloff, Pamela, author.
Ho, Karen K., author.
Monroe, Rachel, author.
Mar, Alex, author.
Marshall, Sarah, 1988- author.
Bolin, Alice, author.
Green, Elon, author.
Fagone, Jason, author.
Del Bosque, Melissa, author.
Smith, Leora, author.
Eisenberg, Emma Copley, author.
Keefe, Patrick Radden, 1976- writer of introduction.
ISBN 9780062839886 (softcover)
0062839888 (softcover)

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