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The Poisoner's Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York

Penguin (Non-Classics) (Jan 25, 2011)
Paperback – 336 pages
ISBN: 014311882X / 9780143118824
A beguiling concoction-equal parts true crime, twentieth-century history, and science thriller. A fascinating Jazz Age tale of chemistry and detection, poison and murder, The Poisoner's Handbook is a page-turning account of a forgotten era. In early twentieth-century New York, poisons offered a...