Cold Cases In America, 1st Edition

  • Helena Katz
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  • ISBN-10: 031337693X
  • ISBN-13: 9780313376931
  • DDC: 364.152
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 344 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released March 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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Examines well-known cases of unsolved murders and suspected abductions over a period of over 160 years.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Timeline: Milestones in Forensics.
2: The Cigar Girl: The Death of Mary Rogers (1841).
3: Polar Poisoning: The Death of Charles Francis Hall (1871).
4: Bloody Murder: The Death of Abby and Andrew Borden (1892).
5: Help Wanted: The Murder of Nora Fuller (1902).
6: The Missing Socialite: The Mysterious Disappearance of Dorothy Arnold (1910).
7: Killing Spree: The Axeman of New Orleans (1918-1919).
8: The Wizard of Whist: The Murder of Joseph Bowne Elwell (1920).
9: Married Lovers: The Murders of Edward Wheeler Hall and Eleanor Mills (1922).
10: Hollywood Murder: The Case of William Desmond Taylor (1922).
11: The Wrong Man: The Murder of Father Hubert Dahme (1924).
12: Pull a Crater: The Disappearance of Judge Joseph Force Crater (1930).
13: The Mad Trapper: Who Was Albert Johnson? (1931).
14: Preying on the Poor: The Cleveland Torso Killer (1934–1938).
15: Downed: The Disappearance of Amelia Earhart (1937).
16: The Case of the Missing Activist: Lloyd L. Gaines (1939).
17: Millionaire Murder: The Case of Sir Harry Oakes (1943).
18: Georgette Bauerdorf: The Mysterious Death of an Oil Executive's Daughter (1944).
19: The Black Dahlia: The Murder of Elizabeth Short (1946).
20: Unknown Child: The Boy in the Box (1957).
21: Escape from Alcatraz: Frank Morris and the Anglin Brothers (1962).
22: Presidential Friend: The Murder of Mary Pinchot Meyer (1964).
23: The Millionaire's Daughter: The Murder of Valerie Percy (1966).
24: Material Man: The Disappearance of Jim Thompson (1967).
25: Cryptic Killer: The Case of the Zodiac Killer (1968-1969).
26: The Vanishing Hijacker: The Disappearance of D. B. Cooper (1971).
27: Missing Sisters: The Disappearance of Katherine and Sheila Lyon (1975).
28: The Union and the Mafia: The Disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa (1975).
29: No Hero: The Murder of Actor Robert Crane (1978).
30: The Milk Carton Kid: The Disappearance of Etan Patz (1979).
31: The Missing Medic: Kathleen Durst (1982).
32: Paper Boy: The Disappearance of Johnny Gosch (1982).
33: Fishing for a Killer: The Murder of Matthew Margolies (1984).
34: Dog Breeder: The Case of Camilla Lyman (1987).
35: Amber Alert: The Murder of Amber Hagerman (1996).
36: Child Beauty Queen: The Murder of JonBenet Ramsey (1996).
37: Rap Race: The Death of Tupac Amaru Shakur (1996).
38: Rap Race Part Two: The Murder of Biggie Smalls (1997).
39: Bringing Down a Congressman: The Death of Chandra Levy (2001).
40: Murder on the High Seas: The Case of Basketball Player Bison Dele (2002).
41: The Collar Bomber: The Death of Brian Wells (2003).
Selected Bibliography.
About the Author.