The Resource Little shoes : the sensational Depression-era murders that became my family's secret, Pamela Everett., (ebook)

Little shoes : the sensational Depression-era murders that became my family's secret, Pamela Everett., (ebook)

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Little shoes : the sensational Depression-era murders that became my family's secret
Title
Little shoes
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the sensational Depression-era murders that became my family's secret
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Pamela Everett.
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eng
Summary
In the summer of 1937, with the Depression deep and World War II looming, a California triple murder stunned an already grim nation. After a frantic week-long manhunt for the killer, a suspect emerged, and his sensational trial captivated audiences from coast to coast. Justice was swift, and the condemned man was buried away with the horrifying story. But decades later, Pamela Everett, a lawyer and former journalist, starts digging, following up a cryptic comment her father once made about a tragedy in their past. Her journey is uniquely personal as she uncovers her family's secret history, but the investigation quickly takes unexpected turns into her professional wheelhouse. Everett unearths a truly historic legal case that included one of the earliest criminal profiles in the United States, the genesis of modern sex offender laws, and the last man sentenced to hang in California. Digging deeper and drawing on her experience with wrongful convictions, Everett then raises detailed and haunting questions about whether the authorities got the right man. Having revived the case to its rightful place in history, she leaves us with enduring concerns about the death penalty then and now. A journey chronicled through the mind of a lawyer and from the heart of a daughter, Little Shoes is both a captivating true crime story and a profoundly personal account of one family's struggle to cope with tragedy through the generations
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Midwest
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Everett, Pamela
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364.152/3097
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non fiction
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  • Dyer, Albert
  • Nollkamper, Pamela
  • Murder
  • Trials (Murder)
  • Capital punishment
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Little shoes : the sensational Depression-era murders that became my family's secret, Pamela Everett., (ebook)
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text
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txt
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781510731318
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT12346866
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MWT12346866
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Little shoes : the sensational Depression-era murders that became my family's secret, Pamela Everett., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781510731318
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12346866
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12346866
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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