Coverart for item
The Resource The killer of little shepherds : a true crime story and the birth of forensic science, Douglas Starr

The killer of little shepherds : a true crime story and the birth of forensic science, Douglas Starr

Label
The killer of little shepherds : a true crime story and the birth of forensic science
Title
The killer of little shepherds
Title remainder
a true crime story and the birth of forensic science
Statement of responsibility
Douglas Starr
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
With high drama and stunning detail, relates the infamous crime and punishment of French serial killer Joseph Vacher, interweaving the story of how Dr. Alexandre Lacassagne, Emile Fourquet and colleagues developed forensic science as we know it.--Book jacket
Related Authorities
  • l9Cu6LFkywY
  • Z-Ox82wRlyU
  • DwfO7zzW-XE
  • Wf4qz6XAaD4
  • EoB2RsyEiCs
  • Hq4AlMTcOI0
  • _Wew6lVBTxo
  • SL-Ce99Oggc
  • FUDcuo-vV9s
  • w5UbnAXPCPs
  • 5EEV0eLFPRs
  • gDv7DCC0PGo
  • amxPDDa7b-g
  • gDv7DCC0PGo
  • myIYeMdsz40
  • gDv7DCC0PGo
  • wRnN0nwRSSI
Related Subjects
  • l6ofWH-mrGE
  • CO-BloJZf5I
  • 9Q_APYKJQy8
  • MzT1syPf-HY
  • 2JTomlBGYfo
  • Rm9aPrNcOk8
  • RaozSyhOWLw
  • 1yCUGPRW2fA
  • 1aWwXy5zY-0
  • A8migbGGoCg
  • 71AFaafpu20
  • VLnMW7baeNU
  • x8Is70GP9pE
Related Context
  • TqcSmcSd9WA
  • LT0cHzoX1E0
  • J4Qhqnov7wk
Related by recommendation
  • XL2PPYglC8w
  • sUd9MaacUHA
  • p5-libuna8g
  • hBrYp0U5mQg
  • TOdAtqwj0Pk
  • 45VOsHnLIRA
  • I3noxD2dVS0
  • ChCyn7cf5O0
  • Jo6VSOfJ_50
  • Xccll6n93R0
  • l1sc30XvJa4
  • P6fVqXyX4AY
  • rTcukl46vE8
  • w___T0pdp5U
  • mRr0CaVbBgQ
  • paFPni3RuJs
  • GBFYe12DiWI
  • 8QqiRFX4czs
  • 7L8s686KMjk
  • jRsj0edgt8U
  • eGcHqnQbz-0
  • 1mTEZMhdwK8
  • fgQ6B4B2UlE
  • Yn_tDJXAbjU
  • yStTgBhAVdA
  • _-gebV9xqxA
  • _VuYZx4wM4c
  • 1H8UiNMM1OE
  • YJiuuCJA1xc
  • dTcDfT90IPo
Title
The killer of little shepherds
Creator
Summary
Documents the killing spree of Joseph Vacher in the French countryside at the end of the nineteenth century, tracing the contributions of prosecutor Emile Fourquet and Dr. Alexandre Lacassagne to the science of forensics in their shared effort to captureand bring Vacher to justice
Subject
Genre
Tone
Writing style
Award
Gold Dagger Award for Best Nonfiction of the Year, 2011.
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
368535
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
364.152/32092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
KJV131.V33
LC item number
S73 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/related_authorities
-HTdmzNDZHo
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a true crime story and the birth of forensic science
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/titleRemainder
a true crime story and the birth of forensic science
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/titleStatement
Douglas Starr
The killer of little shepherds : a true crime story and the birth of forensic science, Douglas Starr
Label
The killer of little shepherds : a true crime story and the birth of forensic science, Douglas Starr
Publication
Related Contributor
Related Location
Related Agents
Related Authorities
Related Subjects
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The beast -- The professor -- First kill -- The Institute of Legal Medicine -- The vagabond -- Identity -- The Oak Woods -- The body speaks -- The crime in Bénonces -- Never without a trace -- In plain sight -- Born criminal -- Lourdes -- The investigating magistrate -- The interview -- Professor Lacassagne -- "A crime without motive?" -- Turning point -- The trial -- Judgment -- A question of sanity -- The mystery of a murderer's brain -- Postscript -- Epilogue : The violent brain
Control code
ocn500797269
http://library.link/vocab/cover_art
http://contentcafe2.btol.com/ContentCafe/Jacket.aspx?UserID=EBSDVR53400&Password=CC19341&Return=1&Type=M&Value=9780307266194&erroroverride=1
Dimensions
25 cm.
http://library.link/vocab/discovery_link
{'DOVER': 'https://librarycatalog.dover.nh.gov/cgi-bin/koha/opac-detail.pl?biblionumber=66041'}
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
[xi], [303] p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780307266194
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2010014930
Other physical details
ill., ports.

Library Locations

    • Main LibraryBorrow it
      73 Locust St, Dover, NH, 03820, USA
      43.19289 -70.876331
Processing Feedback ...