Blood & Ivy Lib/E: The 1849 Murder That Scandalized Harvard (Compact Disc)

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By Paul Collins, Kevin Kenerly (Read by)
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A delectable true-crime story of scandal and murder at America's most celebrated university

On November 23, 1849, in the heart of Boston, one of the city's richest men vanished. Dr. George Parkman, a Brahmin who owned much of Boston's West End, was last seen that afternoon visiting his alma mater, Harvard Medical School. Police scoured city tenements and the harbor-some leads put Parkman at sea or in Manhattan-but a Harvard janitor held a much darker suspicion: that their ruthless benefactor had never even left the Medical School building. His shocking discovery engulfed America in one of its most infamous trials, The Commonwealth of Massachusetts vs. John White Webster, Harvard's professor of chemistry. A baffling case of red herrings, grave robbing, and dismemberment, it became a landmark in the use of medical forensics. Rich in characters and atmosphere, Blood & Ivy explores the fatal entanglement of new science and old money in one of America's greatest murder mysteries.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781538558157
ISBN-10: 1538558157
Publisher: Blackstone Publishing
Publication Date: July 17th, 2018
Language: English
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