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The Resource The girl on the velvet swing : sex, murder, and madness at the dawn of the twentieth century, Simon Baatz

The girl on the velvet swing : sex, murder, and madness at the dawn of the twentieth century, Simon Baatz

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The girl on the velvet swing : sex, murder, and madness at the dawn of the twentieth century
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The girl on the velvet swing
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sex, murder, and madness at the dawn of the twentieth century
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Simon Baatz
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eng
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A chronicle of the events surrounding the 1906 murder trial of millionaire Harry Thaw details the victimization of teen actress Evelyn Nesbit and Thaw's vengeance-fueled, public murder of legendary architect Stanford White
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Title
The girl on the velvet swing
Creator
Summary
A chronicle of the events surrounding the 1906 murder trial of millionaire Harry Thaw details the scandalous victimization of teen actress Evelyn Nesbit and Thaw's vengeance-fueled, public murder of legendary architect Stanford White, a case that tested the limits of the free press and raised awareness of the disproportionate power of Gilded Age tycoons
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Genre
Biography type
contains biographical information
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10616360
Cataloging source
T7B
Dewey number
364.15
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6534.N5
LC item number
B33 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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adult
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sex, murder, and madness at the dawn of the twentieth century
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sex, murder, and madness at the dawn of the twentieth century
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Simon Baatz
The girl on the velvet swing : sex, murder, and madness at the dawn of the twentieth century, Simon Baatz
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The girl on the velvet swing : sex, murder, and madness at the dawn of the twentieth century, Simon Baatz
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 359-380) and index
Contents
First encounter -- Rape -- Marriage -- Murder -- First trial -- Second trial -- Asylum -- Escape -- Final verdict -- Epilogue
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on1018380270
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Dimensions
25 cm
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
392 pages
Isbn
9780316396653
Lccn
bl2017046949
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1018380270

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