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Death in the Air

The True Story of a Serial Killer, the Great London Smog, and the Strangling of a City

by Kate Winkler Dawson

Hardcover, 341 pages, Hachette Books, List Price: $27 |

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Death in the Air
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The True Story of a Serial Killer, the Great London Smog, and the Strangling of a City
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Kate Winkler Dawson

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Describes the events of December 1952 in London, when a smog descended that halted the entire city, as well as allowed a serial killer, John Reginald Christie, to strike at least seven victims.

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'Death In The Air' Revisits 5 Days When London Was Choked By Poisonous Smog

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