18 tiny deaths: the untold story of Frances Glessner Lee and the invention of modern forensics
(CD Audiobook)

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McNamara, Nan narrator.
Melinek, Judy writer of introduction.
Recorded Books, Inc.
Published
Prince Frederick, Md. : Recorded Books, [2020].
Format
CD Audiobook
Edition
Unabridged.
ISBN
9781980014652, 1980014655
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7 sound discs (8 hr., 30 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
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Published
Prince Frederick, Md. : Recorded Books, [2020].
Edition
Unabridged.
Language
English
ISBN
9781980014652, 1980014655

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Compact disc.
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In container (17 cm.).
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Narrated by Nan McNamara.
Description
Frances Glessner Lee, born a socialite to a wealthy and influential Chicago family in the 1870s, was never meant to have a career, let alone one steeped in death and depravity. Yet she developed a fascination with the investigation of violent crimes and made it her life's work. Best known for creating the Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death, a series of dioramas that appear charming-until you notice the macabre little details: an overturned chair, a blood-spattered comforter. And then, of course, there are the bodies-splayed out on the floor, draped over chairs-clothed in garments that Lee lovingly knit with sewing pins. Lee developed a system that used the Nutshells dioramas to train law enforcement officers to investigate violent crimes, and her methods are still used today. 18 Tiny Deaths is the story of a woman who overcame the limitations and expectations imposed by her social status and pushed forward an entirely new branch of science that we still use today.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Goldfarb, B., McNamara, N., & Melinek, J. (2020). 18 tiny deaths: the untold story of Frances Glessner Lee and the invention of modern forensics (Unabridged.). Recorded Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Goldfarb, Bruce, Nan McNamara and Judy Melinek. 2020. 18 Tiny Deaths: The Untold Story of Frances Glessner Lee and the Invention of Modern Forensics. Recorded Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Goldfarb, Bruce, Nan McNamara and Judy Melinek. 18 Tiny Deaths: The Untold Story of Frances Glessner Lee and the Invention of Modern Forensics Recorded Books, 2020.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Goldfarb, Bruce, Nan McNamara, and Judy Melinek. 18 Tiny Deaths: The Untold Story of Frances Glessner Lee and the Invention of Modern Forensics Unabridged., Recorded Books, 2020.

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