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Death in Belmont

by Sebastian Junger

Hardcover, 266 pages, W W Norton & Co Inc, List Price: $23.95 |


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Documents the events surrounding the early 1960s serial murder case of the Boston Strangler, recounting how an innocent African-American housekeeper was hastily convicted and how the actual killer, carpenter Albert DeSalvo, eventually confessed. First serial, Vanity Fair. 300,000 first printing.

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Sebastian Junger: 'A Death in Belmont'

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