Kitty Genovese

The Murder, the Bystanders, the Crime That Changed America

by Kevin Cook

Kitty Genovese

Hardcover, 288 pages, W W Norton & Co Inc, List Price: $25.95 | purchase

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Kitty Genovese
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The Murder, the Bystanders, the Crime That Changed America
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Kevin Cook recounts the events of March 13, 1964, when a young woman in Queens was slain in plain sight of witnesses who heard her cries for help.

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The most well-known image of Kitty Genovese is her 1961 mug shot, taken after a minor gambling arrest. The New York Times Photo Archive/Courtesy of WW Norton hide caption

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