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The Resource The girl on the velvet swing : sex, murder, and madness at the dawn of the twentieth century, Simon Baatz

The girl on the velvet swing : sex, murder, and madness at the dawn of the twentieth century, Simon Baatz

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The girl on the velvet swing : sex, murder, and madness at the dawn of the twentieth century
Title
The girl on the velvet swing
Title remainder
sex, murder, and madness at the dawn of the twentieth century
Statement of responsibility
Simon Baatz
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A chronicle of the events surrounding the 1906 murder trial of millionaire Harry Thaw details the victimization of teen actress Evelyn Nesbit and Thaw's vengeance-fueled, public murder of legendary architect Stanford White
Summary
A chronicle of the events surrounding the 1906 murder trial of millionaire Harry Thaw details the scandalous victimization of teen actress Evelyn Nesbit and Thaw's vengeance-fueled, public murder of legendary architect Stanford White, a case that tested the limits of the free press and raised awareness of the disproportionate power of Gilded Age tycoons
Biography type
contains biographical information
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10616360
Cataloging source
T7B
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Baatz, Simon
Dewey number
364.152/3097471
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • White, Stanford
  • Nesbit, Evelyn
  • Thaw, Harry Kendall
  • Murder
  • Trials (Murder)
  • TRUE CRIME / Murder / General
  • HISTORY / United States / 20th Century
  • HISTORY / Social History
Target audience
adult
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sex, murder, and madness at the dawn of the twentieth century
Label
The girl on the velvet swing : sex, murder, and madness at the dawn of the twentieth century, Simon Baatz
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 359-380) 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
First encounter -- Rape -- Marriage -- Murder -- First trial -- Second trial -- Asylum -- Escape -- Final verdict -- Epilogue
Control code
on1018380270
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
392 pages
Isbn
9780316396653
Lccn
2017942372
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1018380270
Label
The girl on the velvet swing : sex, murder, and madness at the dawn of the twentieth century, Simon Baatz
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 359-380) 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
First encounter -- Rape -- Marriage -- Murder -- First trial -- Second trial -- Asylum -- Escape -- Final verdict -- Epilogue
Control code
on1018380270
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
392 pages
Isbn
9780316396653
Lccn
2017942372
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1018380270

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