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Ripper : the secret life of Walter Sickert  Cover Image Book Book

Ripper : the secret life of Walter Sickert / Patricia Cornwell.

Cornwell, Patricia Daniels. (Author). Cornwell, Patricia Daniels. Revision of: Portrait of a killer (Added Author).


Examines the century-old series of murders that terrorized London in the 1880s, drawing on research, state-of-the-art forensic science, and insights into the criminal mind to reveal the true identity of the infamous Jack the Ripper.

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  • ISBN: 9781503936874
  • ISBN: 1503936872
  • Physical Description: 553 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Seattle : Thomas & Mercer, [2017]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Incorporating material from Portrait of a Killer: Jack the Ripper-- Case Closed, this new edition has been revised and expanded to include eight new chapters, detailed maps and hundreds of images that bring the sinister case to life."--Jacket.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 511-528) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Mr. Nobody -- The unfortunates -- By some person unknown -- A glorious boy -- Thorns and sharp stones -- Walter and the boys -- The daughters of Cobden -- The gentleman slummer -- A bit of broken looking glass -- The dark lantern -- The royal conspiracy -- Dreadful bleeding corpses -- Instant death -- Wide staring eyes -- Red fingerprints -- Hue and cry -- Crochet work and flowers -- A cautious indicator -- A painted letter -- A man in ordinary life -- Stygian blackness -- The streets until dawn -- A shiny black bag -- These characters about -- Night horrors -- A great joke -- A social disease -- A lovely sea side business -- A very bad man -- In a horse bin -- Three keys -- The darkest day of the darkest night -- Sweet violets -- Shapes on the wall -- Further from the grave -- My coda to Jack the Ripper -- How it all began and never ended.
Subject: Jack, the Ripper.
Sickert, Walter, 1860-1942.
Serial murders > England > London > History > 19th century.
Whitechapel (London, England) > History.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.


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Kirtland Community College Library HV 6535 .G6 C67 2017 30775305521081 General Collection Available -

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