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18 tiny deaths : the untold story of Frances Glessner Lee and the invention of modern forensics

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"Frances Glessner Lee, born a socialite to a wealthy and influential Chicago family in the 1870s, was never meant to have a career, let alone one steeped in death and depravity. Yet she developed a fascination with the investigation of violent crimes andmade it her life's work. Best known for creating the Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death, a series of dioramas that appear charming-until you notice the macabre little details: an overturned chair, a blood-spattered comforter. And then, of course, thereare the bodies-splayed out on the floor, draped over chairs-clothed in garments that Lee lovingly knit with sewing pins. Lee developed a system that used the Nutshells dioramas to train law enforcement officers to investigate violent crimes, and her methods are still used today. 18 Tiny Deaths is the story of a woman who overcame the limitations and expectations imposed by her social status and pushed forward an entirely new branch of science that we still use today"--

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Bronxville Public Library 363.25 G (Text)
Nonfiction
31004151750028
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Chappaqua Library 363.25 GOLDFARB (Text)
Nonfiction
31005600049284
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Greenburgh Public Library B LEE (Text)
Biography
31009154506186
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Hendrick Hudson Free Library 363.25 G (Text)
Nonfiction
31016151689543
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Larchmont Public Library B LEE (Text)
Biography
31014152852046
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Mamaroneck Public Library District B LEE (Text)
Biography
31015152590353
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Mount Kisco Public Library 363.25 GOLDFARB (Text)
Nonfiction
31017151865414
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New Rochelle Public Library B LEE (Text)
Biography
31019156430855
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Ossining Public Library 363.25 G (Text)
Nonfiction
31021153313753
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Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library 363.25 G (Text)
Nonfiction
31025152316022
Checked out
06/01/2024
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