Unspeakable acts true tales of crime, murder, deceit, and obsession

by Weinman, Sarah

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Summary
"Sarah Weinman brings together an exemplary collection of recent true crime tales. She culls together some of the most refreshing and exciting contemporary journalists and chroniclers of crime working today. Michelle Dean{u2019}s Dee Dee Wanted Her Daughter To Be Sick went viral when it first published and is the basis for the TV showThe Act and Pamela Colloff{u2019}s The Reckoning, is the gold standard for forensic journalism. There are 13 pieces in all and as a collection, they showcase writing about true crime across the broadest possible spectrum, while also reflecting what makes crime stories so transfixing and irresistible to the modern reader." -- publisher's website
Contents
Dee Dee wanted her daughter to be sick, Gypsy wanted her mom murdered / Michelle Dean
Reckoning / Pamela Colloff
Jennifer Pan's revenge / Karen K. Ho
Perfect man who wasn't / Rachel Monroe
Out came the girls / Alex Mar
End of evil / Sarah Marshall
Ethical dilemma of highbrow true crime / Alice Bolin
Lost children of "Runaway Train" / Elon Green
True crime story behind a 1970s cult feminist film classic / Sarah Weinman
What bullets do to bodies / Jason Fagone
Checkpoint nation / Melissa Del Bosque / How a dubious forensic science spread like a virus / Leora Smith
"I am a girl now," Sage Smith wrote. Then she went missing / Emma Copley Eisenberg

Additional Information
Subjects Murder Case studies
Crime Case studies
Criminals Case studies
True crime stories
True Crime
Sociology
Literary Criticism
Nonfiction
Electronic books.
True crime stories.
Publisher [Place of publication not identified] :Ecco2020
2020
Edition 1st ed.
Other Titles True crime story behind a 1970s cult feminist film classic.
Dee Dee wanter her daughter sick, Gypsy wanted her mom murdered.
Reckoning.
Jennifer Pan's revenge.
Perfect man who wasn't.
Out come the girls.
End of evil.
Ethical dilemma of highbrow true crime.
Lost children of runaway train.
What bullets do to bodies.
Checkpoint nation.
How a dubious forensic science spread like a virus.
I am a girl now, Sage Smith wrtoe.
True tales of crime, murder, deceit, and obsession
Contributors Weinman, Sarah. True crime story behind a 1970s cult feminist film classic.
Dean, Michelle, 1979- Dee Dee wanter her daughter sick, Gypsy wanted her mom murdered.
Colloff, Pamela. Reckoning.
Ho, Karen K. Jennifer Pan's revenge.
Monroe, Rachel. Perfect man who wasn't.
Mar, Alex. Out come the girls.
Marshall, Sarah. End of evil.
Bolin, Alice. Ethical dilemma of highbrow true crime.
Green, Elon. Lost children of runaway train.
Fagone, Jason. What bullets do to bodies.
Del Bosque, Melissa. Checkpoint nation.
Skolkin-Smith, Leora, 1952- How a dubious forensic science spread like a virus.
Eisenberg, Emma Copley. I am a girl now, Sage Smith wrtoe.
Keefe, Patrick Radden, 1976- writer of introduction.
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Language English
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ISBN 9780062839992
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