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Cemetery John: The Undiscovered Mastermind Behind the Lindbergh Kidnapping

Zorn, Robert

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ISBN 10: 1590208560 / ISBN 13: 9781590208564
Published by Overlook Press, 2012
Condition: As New Hardcover
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This is a fine, as new, hardcover first edition, first printing copy in a fine, as new, mylar protected DJ, white spine. Inscribed to Howard & Sharon by the author on the title page. Laid in is the nicest bookmark I have ever seen. " Written to the Memory of Egene C. Zorn, Jr., his autograph on the reverse side. Sealed in plastic is Eugene's Signed 1989 check to Allstate Insurance for $340.50.". Bookseller Inventory # 059975

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Title: Cemetery John: The Undiscovered Mastermind ...

Publisher: Overlook Press

Publication Date: 2012

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:As New

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Signed: Inscribed By Author

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

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For seventy-five years, the kidnapping and murder of Charles Lindbergh's infant son has gone unsolved.

Evidence, opinion, and logic have discredited the notion that Bruno Richard Hauptmann --electrocuted in 1936 --acted alone. In this meticulous and authoritative account of the crime, the trial, and the times of the Lindbergh kidnapping, Robert Zorn clears away decades of ungrounded speculation surrounding the case. Inspired by his father's relationship with the actual accomplices --including the mastermind --he presents the clearest ever picture of a criminal partnership, which would shake every class and culture of American society. Using personal possessions and documents, never-before seen photographs, new forensic evidence, and extensive research, Robert Zorn has written a shocking and captivating account of the crime and the original "Trial of the Century."

From the ecstatic riots that followed the Spirit of St. Louis on either side of the Atlantic, to the tragic night that would shake America's sense of security, to the horror of the New Jersey morgue where Lindbergh insisted on verifying the identity of his son, Zorn's skillful treatment meets this larger-than-life story and gives it definitive shape --revealing the true story behind the crime, for the first time.

About the Author:

Robert Zorn is a graduate of Duke University and the Wharton School of Business. His unique qualification to tell this story is his relationship to his father, the late Eugene C. Zorn, Jr., a nationally respected economist, and the only person who ever witnessed the conspiracy behind the kidnapping

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