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The Resource The fox and the flies : the secret life of a grotesque master criminal, Charles van Onselen

The fox and the flies : the secret life of a grotesque master criminal, Charles van Onselen

Label
The fox and the flies : the secret life of a grotesque master criminal
Title
The fox and the flies
Title remainder
the secret life of a grotesque master criminal
Statement of responsibility
Charles van Onselen
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Reconstructs the life and crimes of nineteenth-century criminal Joseph Silver, detailing his diverse careers as a burglar, gun runner, jewel thief, and trafficker in prostitution and female slavery, and presents evidence that he was responsible for the murders attributed to Jack the Ripper
Biography type
individual biography
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211948
Cataloging source
UPZ
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Van Onselen, Charles
Dewey number
  • 364.15/23/092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6535.G4
LC item number
V36 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Silver, Joseph
  • Jewish criminals
  • Serial murders
  • Sex crimes
  • Serial murderers
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the secret life of a grotesque master criminal
Label
The fox and the flies : the secret life of a grotesque master criminal, Charles van Onselen
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [608]-627) and 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
Lis Family tree: Kielce, 1868-1884 -- London, 1885-1889 -- New York City, 1889-1891 -- New York City, 18891-1893 -- Pittsburgh, 1893-1894 -- New York City, 1895 -- London, 1895-1898 -- Johannesburg, 1898 -- Johannesburg, 1899 -- Kimberley, 1900 -- Cape Town, 1901-1902 -- Kimberley-Bloemfontein, 1902 -- Bloemfontein, 1903 -- Cape Town, 1903-1904 -- Cape Town, 1904-1905 -- Swakopmund, 1905 -- Windhoek, 1905-1906 -- Neumunster and Paris, 1908-1909 -- Antwerp, Brussels, Liege and Aachen, 1909-1910 -- Buenos Aires, 1910 -- Santiago-Valparaiso, 1910-1912 -- London, New York and Rio de Janeiro, 1914-1916 -- Jaroslaw, 1917-1918 -- Silver's secrets: Whitechapel, 1888 -- Appendix: Clio and the fox: the hunt for Joseph Silver and his hidden pasts
Control code
653437
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
xxiv, 646 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780802716415
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780802716415
  • (OCoLC)156821878
Label
The fox and the flies : the secret life of a grotesque master criminal, Charles van Onselen
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [608]-627) and 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
Lis Family tree: Kielce, 1868-1884 -- London, 1885-1889 -- New York City, 1889-1891 -- New York City, 18891-1893 -- Pittsburgh, 1893-1894 -- New York City, 1895 -- London, 1895-1898 -- Johannesburg, 1898 -- Johannesburg, 1899 -- Kimberley, 1900 -- Cape Town, 1901-1902 -- Kimberley-Bloemfontein, 1902 -- Bloemfontein, 1903 -- Cape Town, 1903-1904 -- Cape Town, 1904-1905 -- Swakopmund, 1905 -- Windhoek, 1905-1906 -- Neumunster and Paris, 1908-1909 -- Antwerp, Brussels, Liege and Aachen, 1909-1910 -- Buenos Aires, 1910 -- Santiago-Valparaiso, 1910-1912 -- London, New York and Rio de Janeiro, 1914-1916 -- Jaroslaw, 1917-1918 -- Silver's secrets: Whitechapel, 1888 -- Appendix: Clio and the fox: the hunt for Joseph Silver and his hidden pasts
Control code
653437
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
xxiv, 646 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780802716415
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780802716415
  • (OCoLC)156821878

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