Investigating Csi (Paperback)

Inside the Crime Labs of Las Vegas, Miami and New York (Smart Pop)

By Donn Cortez (Editor), Leah Wilson (Editor)

Smart Pop, 9781932100938, 233pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2006

List Price: 17.95*
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This selection of smart, accessible essays covers CSI's cutting-edge science, intriguing mysteries, and engaging personal dynamics. Essays from experts in the field illuminate such processes as DNA testing, ballistics, crime-scene photography, and autopsy procedure. With pieces that focus on the leads' varying appeals, the history of forensics on television, the show's treatment of alternate sexualities, and whether the incredible attention to detail actually gives criminals an advantage, this anthology provides an in-depth investigation that enriches the viewing experience.

About the Author

Donn Cortez is an author in the CSI: Miami tie-in book series as well as the author of The Closer and The Man Burns Tonight. As Don DeBrandt, he is also the author of Angel: Shakedown, Steeldriver, and VI as well as a number of essays in the Smart Pop series. He lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.