The Resource True crime : an American anthology, edited by Harold Schechter

True crime : an American anthology, edited by Harold Schechter

Label
True crime : an American anthology
Title
True crime
Title remainder
an American anthology
Statement of responsibility
edited by Harold Schechter
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
  • 364.15
  • 813.0872
Index
index present
LC call number
  • HV6521
  • PS648.C7
LC item number
  • .T783 2008
  • T78 2008
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Schechter, Harold
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Crime
  • True crime stories
Label
True crime : an American anthology, edited by Harold Schechter
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "A special publication of the Library of America."
  • "350 years of brilliant writing about dark deeds"--Jacket
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • "A crime more atrocious and horrible than any other"
  • Turner-Stompanato killing : a family affair
  • Jay Robert Nash
  • Medea of Kew Gardens Hills
  • Albert Borowitz
  • My mother's killer
  • James Ellroy
  • Young love
  • Ann Rule
  • Nightmare on Elm Drive
  • Dominick Dunne
  • Timothy Dwight
  • Record of crimes in the United States
  • Jesse Strang
  • Recent tragedy
  • James Gordon Bennett
  • "A show of wax-figures"
  • Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Remarkable case of arrest for murder
  • Abraham Lincoln
  • Hanging of John Billington
  • Crime news from California
  • Ambrose Bierce
  • From
  • Roughing it
  • Mark Twain
  • Jesse Harding Pomeroy, the boy fiend
  • anonymous
  • Gibbeted
  • Lafcadio Hearn
  • A memorable murder
  • William Bradford
  • Celia Thaxter
  • Trial of Guiteau
  • José Martí
  • Murder of Annie Downey, alias "Curly Tom"
  • Thomas Byrnes
  • Hunting human game
  • Frank Norris
  • Hossack murder
  • Susan Glaspell
  • Murder ballads :
  • Pillars of salt
  • Poor Naomi
  • Stackalee
  • Murder of Grace Brown
  • Belle Gunness
  • Murder at Fall River ; Trail's end
  • Mrs. Cordelia Botkin, murderess
  • Thomas S. Duke
  • Hell benders,
  • or
  • Story of a wayside tavern
  • Cotton Mather
  • Edmund Pearson
  • Eternal blonde
  • Damon Runyon
  • From
  • Gangs of New York
  • Herbert Asbury
  • Mystery of the hansom cab
  • Alexander Woollcott
  • Execution
  • Joseph Mitchell
  • Murder of a daughter
  • More and better psychopaths
  • H.L. Mencken
  • Dreiser sees error in Edwards defense
  • Theodore Dreiser
  • Sex and the all-American boy
  • Dorothy Kilgallen
  • Miss Ferber views "vultures" at trial
  • Edna Ferber
  • Ditch of doom
  • Jim Thompson
  • Benjamin Franklin
  • A sort of genius
  • James Thurber
  • Veteran kills 12 in mad rampage on Camden Street
  • Meyer Berger
  • Butcher's dozen
  • John Bartlow Martin
  • Case of the scattered Dutchman
  • A.J. Liebling
  • Trial of Ruby McCollum
  • Zora Neale Hurston
  • An account of a murder committed by Mr. J- Y-, upon his family, in December, A.D. 1781
  • Black dahlia
  • Jack Webb
  • Life and death of Caryl Chessman
  • Elizabeth Hardwick
  • Shambles of Ed Gein
  • Robert Bloch
  • Superman's crime : Loeb and Leopold
  • Miriam Allen deFord
  • Eight girls, all pretty, all nurses, all slain
  • W.T. Brannon
  • anonymous
  • Pied piper of Tucson
  • Don Moser
  • A stranger with a camera
  • Calvin Trillin
  • Charlie Manson's home on the range
  • Gay Talese
  • Then it all came down
  • Truman Capote
  • "Son of Sam"
  • Jimmy Breslin
Control code
ocm223800861
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xx, 788 pages
Isbn
9781598530315
Lccn
2008927624
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)223800861
  • (Sirsi) a967105
Label
True crime : an American anthology, edited by Harold Schechter
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "A special publication of the Library of America."
  • "350 years of brilliant writing about dark deeds"--Jacket
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • "A crime more atrocious and horrible than any other"
  • Turner-Stompanato killing : a family affair
  • Jay Robert Nash
  • Medea of Kew Gardens Hills
  • Albert Borowitz
  • My mother's killer
  • James Ellroy
  • Young love
  • Ann Rule
  • Nightmare on Elm Drive
  • Dominick Dunne
  • Timothy Dwight
  • Record of crimes in the United States
  • Jesse Strang
  • Recent tragedy
  • James Gordon Bennett
  • "A show of wax-figures"
  • Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Remarkable case of arrest for murder
  • Abraham Lincoln
  • Hanging of John Billington
  • Crime news from California
  • Ambrose Bierce
  • From
  • Roughing it
  • Mark Twain
  • Jesse Harding Pomeroy, the boy fiend
  • anonymous
  • Gibbeted
  • Lafcadio Hearn
  • A memorable murder
  • William Bradford
  • Celia Thaxter
  • Trial of Guiteau
  • José Martí
  • Murder of Annie Downey, alias "Curly Tom"
  • Thomas Byrnes
  • Hunting human game
  • Frank Norris
  • Hossack murder
  • Susan Glaspell
  • Murder ballads :
  • Pillars of salt
  • Poor Naomi
  • Stackalee
  • Murder of Grace Brown
  • Belle Gunness
  • Murder at Fall River ; Trail's end
  • Mrs. Cordelia Botkin, murderess
  • Thomas S. Duke
  • Hell benders,
  • or
  • Story of a wayside tavern
  • Cotton Mather
  • Edmund Pearson
  • Eternal blonde
  • Damon Runyon
  • From
  • Gangs of New York
  • Herbert Asbury
  • Mystery of the hansom cab
  • Alexander Woollcott
  • Execution
  • Joseph Mitchell
  • Murder of a daughter
  • More and better psychopaths
  • H.L. Mencken
  • Dreiser sees error in Edwards defense
  • Theodore Dreiser
  • Sex and the all-American boy
  • Dorothy Kilgallen
  • Miss Ferber views "vultures" at trial
  • Edna Ferber
  • Ditch of doom
  • Jim Thompson
  • Benjamin Franklin
  • A sort of genius
  • James Thurber
  • Veteran kills 12 in mad rampage on Camden Street
  • Meyer Berger
  • Butcher's dozen
  • John Bartlow Martin
  • Case of the scattered Dutchman
  • A.J. Liebling
  • Trial of Ruby McCollum
  • Zora Neale Hurston
  • An account of a murder committed by Mr. J- Y-, upon his family, in December, A.D. 1781
  • Black dahlia
  • Jack Webb
  • Life and death of Caryl Chessman
  • Elizabeth Hardwick
  • Shambles of Ed Gein
  • Robert Bloch
  • Superman's crime : Loeb and Leopold
  • Miriam Allen deFord
  • Eight girls, all pretty, all nurses, all slain
  • W.T. Brannon
  • anonymous
  • Pied piper of Tucson
  • Don Moser
  • A stranger with a camera
  • Calvin Trillin
  • Charlie Manson's home on the range
  • Gay Talese
  • Then it all came down
  • Truman Capote
  • "Son of Sam"
  • Jimmy Breslin
Control code
ocm223800861
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xx, 788 pages
Isbn
9781598530315
Lccn
2008927624
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)223800861
  • (Sirsi) a967105

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