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The Resource The wilderness of ruin : a tale of madness, Boston's Great Fire, and the hunt for America's youngest serial killer, Roseanne Montillo

The wilderness of ruin : a tale of madness, Boston's Great Fire, and the hunt for America's youngest serial killer, Roseanne Montillo

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The wilderness of ruin : a tale of madness, Boston's Great Fire, and the hunt for America's youngest serial killer
Title
The wilderness of ruin
Title remainder
a tale of madness, Boston's Great Fire, and the hunt for America's youngest serial killer
Statement of responsibility
Roseanne Montillo
Title variation
wilderness of ruin
Title variation remainder
a tale of madness, Bostons Great Fire, and the hunt for Americas youngest serial killer
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Documents a series of child abductions in Great Fire-devastated Boston and the discovery of their teenaged killer that sparked a system-changing investigation and influential debates among the world's most revered medical minds
Summary
In Gilded Age Boston, a serial criminal stalked, tortured, and sometimes killed children in working-class neighborhoods. Roseanne Montillo's The Wilderness of Ruin explores the criminal investigation that identified the murderer and the resulting international medical and judicial debate over the nature of criminal minds. Drawing on contemporaneous accounts, including the killer Jesse Pomeroy's autobiography, Montillo produces a rich and gripping narrative of the murders and of Boston's late-19th-century history. -- Description by Katherine Bradley Johnson
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Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10403822
Cataloging source
TEFOD
Dewey number
364.152/32092
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
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a tale of madness, Boston's Great Fire, and the hunt for America's youngest serial killer
Label
The wilderness of ruin : a tale of madness, Boston's Great Fire, and the hunt for America's youngest serial killer, Roseanne Montillo
Link
http://digital.arapahoelibraries.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=95C678DC-EEB6-4D16-ABDA-408AA8CC15CF
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Publication
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
The inhuman scamp -- The bridge -- The marble eye -- The boundless sea -- The great fire -- Loss of innocence -- Katie -- The wolf and the lamb -- The twisted mind -- Patience personified pomeroy -- Madness unleashed -- Unearthed
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ocn904292852
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unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062273499
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Publisher number
EB00370363
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
95C678DC-EEB6-4D16-ABDA-408AA8CC15CF
System control number
(OCoLC)904292852
Label
The wilderness of ruin : a tale of madness, Boston's Great Fire, and the hunt for America's youngest serial killer, Roseanne Montillo
Link
http://digital.arapahoelibraries.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=95C678DC-EEB6-4D16-ABDA-408AA8CC15CF
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
The inhuman scamp -- The bridge -- The marble eye -- The boundless sea -- The great fire -- Loss of innocence -- Katie -- The wolf and the lamb -- The twisted mind -- Patience personified pomeroy -- Madness unleashed -- Unearthed
Control code
ocn904292852
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062273499
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Publisher number
EB00370363
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
95C678DC-EEB6-4D16-ABDA-408AA8CC15CF
System control number
(OCoLC)904292852

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