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July 2003

True Crime—Historical Crimes

Black Dahlia Avenger by Steve Hodel

Black Dahlia Avenger: A Genius for Murder
Steve Hodel
364.1523 S559Zh 2003
A solution to “the most notorious unsolved murder of the 20th century”

Death of an Overseer: Reopening a Murder Investigation from the Plantation South
Michael Wayne
364.152309 M167Zw 2001

The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America
Erik Larson
364.152309 M944ZL 2003

Don’t Call Us Molls: Women of the John Dillinger Gang
Ellen Poulsen
364.109227 P875 2002

Elmer McCurdy: The Misadventures in Life and Afterlife of an American Outlaw
Mark Svenvold
364.155209 M133Zs 2002

The Hanging of Ephraim Wheeler: A Story of Rape, Incest, and Justice in Early America
Irene Quenzler Brown and Richard D. Brown
364.153209 W562Zb 2003

In the Crosshairs: Famous Assassinations and Attempts from Julius Caesar to John Lennon
Stephen J. Spignesi
364.152409 S755 2003

Murder, Culture, and Injustice: Four Sensational Cases in American History
Walter L. Hixson
364.152309 H676 2001
Lizzie Borden, Bruno Richard Hauptmann, Sam Sheppard, and O.J. Simpson

The Rule of Justice: The People of Chicago Versus Zephyr Davis
Elizabeth Dale
364.152309 D265Zd 2001
Nineteenth-century murder case

Sympathy for the Devil: The Emmanuel Baptist Murders of Old San Francisco
Virginia A. McConnell
364.152309 M129s 2001
Nineteenth-century sex-crimes case