Synopses & Reviews
If I had only one book to read on the Lindbergh case I should . . . choose Fisher's. It is balanced, impartial, and contains much material not to be found elsewhere.--Francis Russell, The New York Review of BooksFisher . . . goes against the revisionist tide and argues strongly--and persuasively--for Hauptmann's guilt . . . a compelling book.--Patrick Reardon, Chicago TribuneA good real-life crime yarn.--Kirkus ReviewsA riveting book.--Harry Sayen, The Times, TrentonA real detective story.--Sylvia Sachs, The Pittsburgh PressOne cannot help getting caught up in the search for the child, then in the search for justice. These events resonate more than 50 years after they occurred.--John Katzenback, The New York Times Book ReviewFisher thoroughly covers the case, from the night the baby was taken from his home in Hopewell, NJ, on March 1, 1932, to Hauptmann's execution on April 3, 1936 . . . a convincing case.--Publishers WeeklyA grimly fascinating account of the kidnapping and murder of Charles A. Lindbergh, Jr., son of the world-famous aviator.--The Columbus DispatchA richly detailed, engrossing, and well-written history of the kidnapping saga. . . . may well become the definitive work on the subject.--Journal of American HistoryJim Fisher is an ex-FBI agent who teaches criminal justice at Edinboro University, Edinboro, Pennsylvania.
'Fisher thoroughly covers the case, from the night the baby was taken from his home in Hopewell, NJ, on March 1, 1932, to Hauptmann's execution on April 3, 1936...a convincing case.'--Publishers Weekly