The belle of Bedford Avenue : the sensational brooks-burns murder in turn-of-the-century New York / Virginia A. McConnell.

Author
McConnell, Virginia A., 1942- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Kent, Ohio : Kent State University Press, [2019]
Description
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Electronic book.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ashland The Kent State University Press 2019 Available via World Wide Web.
Contents
  • Murder at Ground zero
  • The Bedford Avenue gang
  • Florence Burns and Walter Brooks
  • Walter Brooks's last week
  • Arrest
  • Florence and the tombs angel
  • The unwritten law
  • Florence in jail and a city obsessed
  • The court of special sessions
  • The verdict and an intermission
  • The inquest
  • Florence's new life
  • The badger game
  • Arrest, trial, and the law of unintended consequences
  • Lessons not learned
  • Epilogue
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index.
ISBN
9781631013492 (electronic bk.)
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