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The Poison Widow: A True Story of Sin, Strychnine, and Murder (Wisconsin)

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This is a true-crime story that took place in Whitewater, Wisconsin. Find out how Myrtle kept her shocking past a secret over the decades.

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"I know what your Granny did last century, " said author Linda Godfrey to the granddaughter of Myrtle Schaude. How would you feel if you found out, after years of eating her homemade cookies, that grandma was in truth a confessed, convicted poisoner who served prison time for murder?
This is the true story of petite and mild-mannered Myrtle Schaude, a model wife and mother from Whitewater, Wisconsin, who poisoned her husband with strychnine, then blamed her lover. Next, she started over with a new family in a new state, conveniently forgetting to mention the sordid events that ended her previous marriage. How could Myrtle keep her shocking past a secret over all the decades? Open the book to find out!

Product Details

ISBN:
9781879483880
Foreword:
Gay, Kathlyn
Publisher:
Prairie Oak Press
Foreword by:
Gay, Kathlyn
Foreword:
Gay, Kathlyn
Author:
Godfrey, L.
Author:
Godfrey, Linda S.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Murder
Subject:
Domestic Relations - Marriage
Subject:
Women murderers
Subject:
United States - State & Local - General
Subject:
Murder - General
Subject:
Crime - True Crime
Series:
Wisconsin
Publication Date:
20030131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
170
Dimensions:
9.06x6.00x.49 in. .66 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , "I know what your Granny did last century, " said author Linda Godfrey to the granddaughter of Myrtle Schaude. How would you feel if you found out, after years of eating her homemade cookies, that grandma was in truth a confessed, convicted poisoner who served prison time for murder?
This is the true story of petite and mild-mannered Myrtle Schaude, a model wife and mother from Whitewater, Wisconsin, who poisoned her husband with strychnine, then blamed her lover. Next, she started over with a new family in a new state, conveniently forgetting to mention the sordid events that ended her previous marriage. How could Myrtle keep her shocking past a secret over all the decades? Open the book to find out!
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