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Murder & mayhem in the Catskills, Caroline Crane

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Murder & mayhem in the Catskills, Caroline Crane
Language
eng
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Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
Murder & mayhem in the Catskills
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electronic resource
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Caroline Crane
Summary
Stylish resorts, breathtaking vistas and glittering lakes are hallmarks of the Catskills region. But since the pre-Revolutionary era, this seemingly idyllic vacationland has been a theater for some of mankind's darkest deeds and evildoers, including the notorious Murder, Inc. Caroline Crane explores the stories behind the bodies and bones that turn up here, from the bizarre hex murder at Stone Arch Bridge to the murderous escapades of Lethal Lizzie. Meet Claudius Smith, the hotheaded Tory outlaw who terrorized local colonists, and Dutch Schultz, the mobster whose fortune still lies buried in the mountains. Murder & Mayhem in the Catskills provides a fascinating glimpse into the shadowy heart of the mountains and reveals the area s surprising connections to some of America's most infamous criminals
Target audience
adult
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