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The murder room : the heirs of Sherlock Holmes gather to solve the world's most perplexing cold cases

by Capuzzo, Mike.

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Documents the efforts of the Vidocq Society, an elite trio of gifted investigators, to solve such notorious cold cases as those of JonBenet Ramsey, the Butcher of Cleveland, and Jack the Ripper, and details their work with the world's top forensic specialists. Full description

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Summary: Documents the efforts of the Vidocq Society, an elite trio of gifted investigators, to solve such notorious cold cases as those of JonBenet Ramsey, the Butcher of Cleveland, and Jack the Ripper, and details their work with the world's top forensic specialists.
Physical Description: xvi, 439 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN: 9781592401420 (hardcover)
1592401422 (hardcover)
Author Notes: Born in Boston and educated at Northwestern University, Michael Capuzzo is the author of the acclaimed New York Times Bestseller Close to Shore , a historical thriller of the true story that inspired the novel and movie Jaws . Winner of many writing prizes as a staff reporter for The Philadelphia Inquirer and The Miami Herald , and for stories in magazines including Sports Illustrated, Esquire and Life , he lives in Pennsylvania, where he and his wife publish a prize-winning storytelling magazine, Mountain Home .
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