Exquisite Corpse

Surrealism And the Black Dahlia Murder

by Mark Nelson and Sarah Hudson Bayliss

Exquisite Corpse

Hardcover, 191 pages, Little Brown & Co, List Price: $35 | purchase

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Exquisite Corpse
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Surrealism And the Black Dahlia Murder
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Mark Nelson and Sarah Hudson Bayliss

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Bringing together the worlds of true crime and high art, an intriguing new study of the nation's most notorious unsolved murder case offers a compelling explanation for the unusual and brutal nature of the killing, links the victim to an array of influential people of the time, and features never-before-published crime-scene and autopsy photographs.

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