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Murder at 40 Below: True Crime Stories from Alaska

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Fiendish deeds in a land known for its extremes. Murder at 40 Below is a collection of stories about ten of Alaska's most notorious murder cases drawn from interviews with investigators, police files, eyewitness reports,and newspaper archives. You will be shocked and fascinated by these grisly, fact-filled accounts of failed dreams, violent schemes, greed, madness, and treachery. Read about: Trusting Manly Hot Springs residents who begin disappearing when a demented drifter arrives in town. The sexually obsessed big game hunter who lures topless dancers to a remote hideaway to rape, torture, and kill them. The Juneau laborer who murders the man who beat his mistress and later gains a national following as the "Birdman of Alcatraz." The distrubing shooting deaths of three Eskimo  hunters from Kiana in northwest Alaska that ends in an icy wilderness manhunt. The police appeal for help findinga serial killer that generates 7,000 calls from infomrants in the Fairbanks area.

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Drawn from police files, eyewitness accounts, and news reports, these stories introduce extreme criminals in an extreme land.

Synopsis:

This gritty, fascinating book describes some of Alaska's most notorious murder cases. Drawn from police files, eyewitness accounts, and news reports, it tells of extreme crimes in a land known for extremes.

About the Author

Tom Brennan moved to Alaska in 1967. He is a communications consultant, newspaper columnist, former oilman, and self-described "recovering fly-fisherman." He and his wife, Marnie, live in Anchorage.

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ISBN:
9780945397991
Author:
Brennan, Tom
Publisher:
Epicenter Press (WA)
Location:
Kenmore, WA
Subject:
Murder
Subject:
Murderers
Subject:
Murder - General
Subject:
Crime - True Crime
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Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
27 [i.e. 37]
Publication Date:
20010431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
8.51x5.53x.54 in. .46 lbs.

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