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The Resource A wilderness of error : the trials of Jeffrey MacDonald, Errol Morris ; illustrations by Niko Skourti

A wilderness of error : the trials of Jeffrey MacDonald, Errol Morris ; illustrations by Niko Skourti

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A wilderness of error : the trials of Jeffrey MacDonald
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A wilderness of error
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the trials of Jeffrey MacDonald
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Errol Morris ; illustrations by Niko Skourti
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eng
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Academy Award-winning documentary filmmaker and former private detective Errol Morris examines the nature of evidence and proof in the infamous Jeffrey MacDonald murder case. In 1979 MacDonald was convicted of the brutal 1970 murder of his wife and two children, and remains in prison today. Since then a number of bestselling books, including Joe McGinniss's Fatal Vision, and a blockbuster television miniseries have attempted to solve and explain the MacDonald case. Here, Morris, who has been investigating the case for nearly two decades, reveals that almost everything we know about it is ultimately flawed, and an innocent man may be behind bars. In a reinvention of the true-crime thriller, Morris looks behind the haze of myth. Drawing on court transcripts, lab reports, and original interviews, he brings a complete forty-year history back to life and allows the reader to explore the case as a detective might by confronting the evidence as if for the first time.--From publisher description
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Title
A wilderness of error
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Summary
Recounts the infamous Jeffrey MacDonald murder case and how it reflects shortcomings in the justice system, drawing on court transcripts, lab reports, and original interviews to consider the plausibility of MacDonald's innocence
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DLC
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364.152/3092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6248.M178
LC item number
M67 2012
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non fiction
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adult
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Errol Morris ; illustrations by Niko Skourti
A wilderness of error : the trials of Jeffrey MacDonald, Errol Morris ; illustrations by Niko Skourti
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A wilderness of error : the trials of Jeffrey MacDonald, Errol Morris ; illustrations by Niko Skourti
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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ocn760974114
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24 cm.
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Extent
xviii, 524 p.
Isbn
9781594203435
Lccn
2012017906
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