First in violence, deepest in dirt: homicide in Chicago, 1875 - 1920

"So you refuse to drink with me, do you?" -- "I loved my wife so I killed her" -- "He got what he deserved" -- "If ever that black dog crosses the threshold of my house, I will kill him" -- "The dead man's hand" -- "A good place to drown ba...

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Main Author: Adler, Jeffrey S. (Author)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Cambridge, Mass. [u.a.] Harvard Univ. Press 2006
Availability in Tübingen:Present in Tübingen.
UB: KB 20 A 1895
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Summary:"So you refuse to drink with me, do you?" -- "I loved my wife so I killed her" -- "He got what he deserved" -- "If ever that black dog crosses the threshold of my house, I will kill him" -- "The dead man's hand" -- "A good place to drown babies" -- "A butcher at the stockyard killing sheep
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references (p. 285-357) and index
Physical Description:367 S graph. Darst 22 cm
ISBN:9780674021495
0674021495