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Author Tillman, Laura, author.

Title The long shadow of small ghosts : murder and memory in an American city / by Laura Tillman.

Publication Info. New York : Scribner, 2016.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    364.1523 TIL    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Edition First Scribner hardcover edition.
Description vii, 241 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Contents An unmeasured feeling -- An education -- Pilgrim -- Letters from the edge -- The long shadow of small ghosts -- The quiet dead -- A corner in the good life -- Angela -- Don't read this chapter before going to bed -- After -- Good guys and bad guys -- Agua bendita (Holy Water) -- Belief -- The end of history illusion -- Place of no return -- In the garden -- Three graves together.
Summary "A harrowing, profoundly personal investigation of the causes, effects, and communal toll of a deeply troubling crime--the brutal murder of three young children by their parents in the border city of Brownsville, Texas, "
Subject Murder -- Texas -- Brownsville -- Case studies.
Filicide -- Texas -- Brownsville -- Case studies.
Children -- Texas -- Brownsville -- Case studies.
Genre/Form True crime stories.
ISBN 9781501104251 (hardcover)
150110425X (hardcover)

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