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The Resource The fact of a body : a murder and a memoir, Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich

The fact of a body : a murder and a memoir, Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich

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The fact of a body : a murder and a memoir
Title
The fact of a body
Title remainder
a murder and a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
""This book is a marvel. The Fact of a Body is equal parts gripping and haunting and will leave you questioning whether any one story can hold the full truth." -- Celeste Ng, author of the New York Times bestselling Everything I Never Told You Before. Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich begins a summer job at a law firm in Louisiana, working to help defend men accused of murder, she thinks her position is clear. The child of two lawyers, she is staunchly anti-death penalty. But the moment convicted murderer Ricky Langley's face flashes on the screen as she reviews old tapes -- the moment she hears him speak of his crimes -- she is overcome with the feeling of wanting him to die. Shocked by her reaction, she digs deeper and deeper into the case. Despite their vastly different circumstances, something in his story is unsettlingly, uncannily familiar. Crime, even the darkest and most unsayable acts, can happen to any one of us. As Alexandria pores over the facts of the murder, she finds herself thrust into the complicated narrative of Ricky's childhood"--
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Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Marzano-Lesnevich, Alexandria
Dewey number
364.152/3092
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6533.L8
LC item number
M37 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Langley, Ricky Joseph
  • Marzano-Lesnevich, Alexandria
  • Murder
  • Murderers
  • Child molesters
  • Women lawyers
  • Family secrets
  • Child abuse
  • TRUE CRIME / Murder / General
  • FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Abuse / Child Abuse
Label
The fact of a body : a murder and a memoir, Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 311-322)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn959038791
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 326 pages
Isbn
9781250080547
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2017003049
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)959038791
  • (Sirsi) a1993077
Label
The fact of a body : a murder and a memoir, Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 311-322)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn959038791
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 326 pages
Isbn
9781250080547
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2017003049
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)959038791
  • (Sirsi) a1993077

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