The Resource The Cape Cod murder of 1899 : Edwin Ray Snow's punishment & redemption, Theresa Mitchell Barbo, (ebook)

The Cape Cod murder of 1899 : Edwin Ray Snow's punishment & redemption, Theresa Mitchell Barbo, (ebook)

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The Cape Cod murder of 1899 : Edwin Ray Snow's punishment & redemption
Title
The Cape Cod murder of 1899
Title remainder
Edwin Ray Snow's punishment & redemption
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Theresa Mitchell Barbo
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eng
Summary
On a crisp September evening in 1899, a seventeen-year-old petty thief named Edwin Ray Snow shot and killed a bakery deliveryman named Jimmy Whittemore outside Yarmouth. The gunshots rang out for only a moment, but the effects resounded on Cape Cod for half a century. The idyllic atmosphere of turn-of-the-century Cape Cod was shattered in a flash. Soon after the crime, Snow pleaded guilty to murder in the first degree, and was the first person ever to be sentenced to death by electric chair in Massachusetts history. But his compelling story didn't end there, and his redemption--earned through decades of hard time--was as dramatic and uplifting as his crime was heinous. Drawing upon town records, historical documents, correspondence and newspapers of the day, The Cape Cod Murder of 1899 recreates the towns of Dennis and Yarmouth at the turn of the century and examines the details of a murder that shook Cape Cod to its core
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Midwest
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Barbo, Theresa M
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364.152/3092
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non fiction
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  • Murderers
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adult
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The Cape Cod murder of 1899 : Edwin Ray Snow's punishment & redemption, Theresa Mitchell Barbo, (ebook)
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9781614233367
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11509383
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remote
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11509383
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MWT11509383
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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The Cape Cod murder of 1899 : Edwin Ray Snow's punishment & redemption, Theresa Mitchell Barbo, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781614233367
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11509383
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11509383
System control number
MWT11509383
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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