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The Mammoth Book of Famous Trials is a collection of 35 of the most famous trials of the 20th century. Recorded by the people who were there, some of the contributors include Truman Capote, Norman Mailer, Brian Masters, and Damon Runyon. Among the cases included in this book are the following: The longest on record in the United States — of the deadly duo Bianchi and Buono for the dozen Hillside Stranglings; Brady and Hindley — the iconic case of multiple-child murder; the media frenzy surrounding Bruno Hauptmann's alleged murder of the infant son of Charles Lindberg; O.J. Simpson's trial of the 1990s; the 1968 trial of eleven-year-old Mary Bell who was convicted for killing two little boys; the trial of Oscar Wilde; and the nine-month trial of Charles Manson.

Synopsis:

"The Mammoth Book of Famous Trials is a collection of 35 of the most famous trials of the 20th century. Recorded by the people who were there, some of the contributors include Truman Capote, Norman Mailer, Brian Masters, and Damon Runyon.

About the Author

Roger Wilkes is a respected writer on true crime, and editor of The Mammoth Book of Unsolved Crimes.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780786717255
Editor:
Wilkes, Roger
Publisher:
Carroll & Graf Publishers
Editor:
Wilkes, Roger
Editor:
Wilkes, Roger; *, EDITOR
Author:
Wilkes, Roger
Subject:
Criminology
Subject:
Legal History
Subject:
Trials (Murder)
Subject:
Trials
Subject:
TRUE CRIME / General
Subject:
General True Crime
Subject:
Crime-Criminology
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Mammoth Book of
Publication Date:
20060331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
544
Dimensions:
7.75 x 5 in 14 oz

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Crime » Criminology
History and Social Science » Crime » General
History and Social Science » Law » General

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