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The Resource The killer of little shepherds : a true crime story and the birth of forensic science, Douglas Starr, (electronic resource)

The killer of little shepherds : a true crime story and the birth of forensic science, Douglas Starr, (electronic resource)

Label
The killer of little shepherds : a true crime story and the birth of forensic science
Title
The killer of little shepherds
Title remainder
a true crime story and the birth of forensic science
Statement of responsibility
Douglas Starr
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
With high drama and stunning detail, relates the infamous crime and punishment of French serial killer Joseph Vacher, interweaving the story of how Dr. Alexandre Lacassagne, Emile Fourquet and colleagues developed forensic science as we know it
Summary
Documents the killing spree of Joseph Vacher in the French countryside at the end of the nineteenth century, tracing the contributions of prosecutor Emile Fourquet and Dr. Alexandre Lacassagne to the science of forensics in their shared effort to captureand bring Vacher to justice
Tone
Writing style
Award
Gold Dagger Award for Best Nonfiction of the Year, 2011.
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
368535
Cataloging source
TEFOD
Dewey number
364.152/32092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a true crime story and the birth of forensic science
Label
The killer of little shepherds : a true crime story and the birth of forensic science, Douglas Starr, (electronic resource)
Link
http://digital.arapahoelibraries.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=3FCF1875-016A-4D1C-AD17-0637AAFF7E3A
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Control code
ocn682920374
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (x, 300 p., [8] p. of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780307594587
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
ill.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
3FCF1875-016A-4D1C-AD17-0637AAFF7E3A
System control number
(OCoLC)682920374
Label
The killer of little shepherds : a true crime story and the birth of forensic science, Douglas Starr, (electronic resource)
Link
http://digital.arapahoelibraries.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=3FCF1875-016A-4D1C-AD17-0637AAFF7E3A
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Control code
ocn682920374
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (x, 300 p., [8] p. of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780307594587
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
ill.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
3FCF1875-016A-4D1C-AD17-0637AAFF7E3A
System control number
(OCoLC)682920374

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