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The Trial of Lizzie Borden

作者 Cara Robertson
出版社 Ingram International Inc
商品描述 The Trial of Lizzie Borden:,WINNEROFTHENEWENGLANDSOCIETYBOOKAWARDInCaraRobertson's"enthrallingnewbook,"TheTrialofLizzieBorden,"thereaderistoserveasjudgeandjur

內容簡介

內容簡介 WINNER OF THE NEW ENGLAND SOCIETY BOOK AWARD In Cara Robertson's "enthralling new book," The Trial of Lizzie Borden, "the reader is to serve as judge and jury" (The New York Times). Based on twenty years of research and recently unearthed evidence, this true crime and legal history is the "definitive account to date of one of America's most notorious and enduring murder mysteries" (Publishers Weekly, starred review). When Andrew and Abby Borden were brutally hacked to death in Fall River, Massachusetts, in August 1892, the arrest of the couple's younger daughter Lizzie turned the case into international news and her murder trial into a spectacle unparalleled in American history. Reporters flocked to the scene. Well-known columnists took up conspicuous seats in the courtroom. The defendant was relentlessly scrutinized for signs of guilt or innocence. Everyone--rich and poor, suffragists and social conservatives, legal scholars, and laypeople--had an opinion about Lizzie Borden's guilt or innocence. Was she a cold-blooded murderess or an unjustly persecuted lady? Did she or didn't she? An essential piece of American mythology, the popular fascination with the Borden murders has endured for more than one hundred years. Told and retold in every conceivable genre, the murders have secured a place in the American pantheon of mythic horror. In contrast, "Cara Robertson presents the story with the thoroughness one expects from an attorney...Fans of crime novels will love it" (Kirkus Reviews). Based on transcripts of the Borden legal proceedings, contemporary newspaper accounts, unpublished local accounts, and recently unearthed letters from Lizzie herself, The Trial of Lizzie Borden is "a fast-paced, page-turning read" (Booklist, starred review) that offers a window into America in the Gilded Age. This "remarkable" (Bustle) book "should be at the top of your reading list" (PopSugar).

作者介紹

作者介紹 Cara Robertson began researching the Borden case as a Harvard undergraduate in 1990. She holds a PhD from University of Oxford and a JD from Stanford Law School. She clerked at the Supreme Court of the United States, served as a legal adviser to the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia at The Hague, and has written for various publications. Her scholarship has been supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the National Humanities Center, of which she is a Trustee. The Trial of Lizzie Borden, her first book, won the New England Society Book Award in 2020.

商品規格

書名 / The Trial of Lizzie Borden
作者 / Cara Robertson
簡介 / The Trial of Lizzie Borden:,WINNEROFTHENEWENGLANDSOCIETYBOOKAWARDInCaraRobertson's"enthrallingnewbook,"TheTrialofLizzieBorden,"thereaderistoserveasjudgeandjur
出版社 / Ingram International Inc
ISBN13 / 9781501168390
ISBN10 /
EAN / 9781501168390
誠品26碼 /
尺寸 / 21.1X13.7X2.8CM
重量(g) / 317.5
語言 / 3:英文
尺寸 / 21.1X13.7X2.8CM
裝訂 / P:平裝
頁數 / 400
級別 / N:無

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