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Author Bass, William M., 1928-

Title Death's acre : inside the legendary forensic lab the Body Farm where the dead do tell tales / Bill Bass and Jon Jefferson ; foreword by Patricia Cornwell.

Imprint New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, c2003.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    614.1 BAS    DUE 12-28-19
Description xii, 304 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Note Includes index.
Contents Foreword / Patricia Cornwell -- 1. The bones of the Eaglet -- 2. Dead Indians and dam engineers -- 3. Bare bones : forensics 101 -- 4. The unsavory uncle -- 5. The case of the headless corpse -- 6. The scene of the crime -- 7. Death's acre : the body farm is born -- 8. A bug for research -- 9. Progress and protest -- 10. Fat Sam and Cadillac Joe -- 11. Grounded in science -- 12. The zoo man murders -- 13. Parts unknown -- 14. Art imitates death -- 15. More progress, more protest -- 16. The backyard barbecue -- 17. The not-so-accidental tourist -- 18. The bloody beneficiary -- 19. Ashes to ashes -- 20. And when I die -- appendix 1. Bones of the human skeleton -- appendix 2. Glossary of forensic and anthropological terms -- Acknowledgments -- Index.
Subject Forensic anthropology -- United States.
Forensic anthropology -- Tennessee.
Crime laboratories -- Tennessee.
Body, Human -- Identification.
Human skeleton -- Identification.
Forensic Medicine -- Tennessee.
Cadaver -- Tennessee.
Crime Victims -- Tennessee.
Added Author Jefferson, Jon.
Added Title Inside the legendary forensic lab the Body Farm where the dead do tell tales
ISBN 0399151346 : $24.95
9780399151347

 
    
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