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City of Brotherly Mayhem: Philadelphia Crimes and Criminals
Part of Phila’s. rich historical heritage is riot,

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By Ron Avery (au); Rebekah Boyer (il)
Year: 2003
Pages: 144
Binding Paperback
ISBN 0-9658825-0-0

Product Code: 1422362353

Part of Phila’s. rich historical heritage is riot, corruption, murder & mayhem. Here is an account of 15 of Phila. most sensational crimes & fascinating criminal personalities. Includes: Charley Ross: Amer. first kidnapping for ransom; Big Score in Pottsville: A beautiful dancer, bold burglars & a legendary cop; H. Holmes: The diabolical mind of Amer. first serial killer; Joe Kallinger: A murderous father/son crime spree; The Arsenic Ring: Greed, witchcraft & wholesale death; Election in the Bloody 5th Ward: A mayor stands accused of murder; Seymour Levin: A teenager goes berserk; Sylvan Scolnick: An enormous brain in an enormous body; The Boy in the Box: An unsolved mystery; & Octavius Catto: The slaying of a 19th-cent. Phila  black leader. Illus.

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