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Old 12-06-2005, 06:19 PM
ryobserver ryobserver is offline
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Philadelphia
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I still have my copies of Bloodletters and Badmen. The author, Jay Robert Nash, wrote a number of other true-crime books just as lurid, if not more so.

I work with scientific and scholarly books all day, and every now and then one comes through with a title that makes it sound a lot weirder than it is, like Colour Atlas of the Autopsy or Ballistic Trauma: A Practical Guide. I thought of this very thread today when I saw Handbook of Drowning in the day's delivery.