The Poisoner's Handbook

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The Poisoner's Handbook

Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York

By Deborah Blum

Thorndike Press, Hardcover, Large Print, Large Print, 9781410425126, 545pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2010

Pulitzer Prize-winning science writer Blum follows New York City's first forensic scientists to discover a fascinating Jazz Age story of chemistry and detection, poison and murder.