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The murder of the century: the gilded age crime that scandalized a city and sparked the tabloid wars

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On Long Island, a farmer finds a duck pond turned red with blood. On the Lower East Side, two boys playing at a pier discover a floating human torso wrapped tightly in oilcloth. Blueberry pickers near Harlem stumble upon neatly severed limbs in an overgrown ditch. Clues to a horrifying crime are turning up all over New York, but the police are baffled: There are no witnesses, no motives, no suspects.

The grisly finds that began on the afternoon of June 26, 1897, plunged detectives
headlong into the era's most baffling murder mystery. Seized upon by battling media moguls Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst, the case became a publicity circus. Reenactments of the murder were staged in Times Square, armed reporters lurked in the streets of Hell's Kitchen in pursuit of suspects, and an unlikely trio--a...
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subject_facetCrimes of passion -- New York (State) -- New York -- Case studies
Murder -- New York (State) -- New York -- Case studies
Nack, Augusta
New York (N.Y.) -- History -- 19th century
Tabloid newspapers -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 19th century
title_displayThe murder of the century : the gilded age crime that scandalized a city and sparked the tabloid wars
title_fullThe Murder of the Century The Gilded Age Crime That Scandalized a City & Sparked the Tabloid Wars
The murder of the century : the gilded age crime that scandalized a city and sparked the tabloid wars / Paul Collins
title_shortThe murder of the century
title_subthe gilded age crime that scandalized a city and sparked the tabloid wars
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History
Murder
Nack, Augusta
Nonfiction
Tabloid newspapers
True Crime