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Deadly Relations : a True Story of Murder in a Suburban Family [true Crime Story, New Orleans Louisiana, Insurance Fraud, Murder, psychopathology]

Donahue, Carol / Hall, Shirley

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ISBN 10: 0553289209 / ISBN 13: 9780553289206
Published by Bantam Books 1991, Pages are Aged, Yet Clean, 1991
Condition: Good Soft cover
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Paperback : soft cover edition in good condition, a typical used book with slight wear to edges and spine. Some minor bumping or creases. Overall good / nice copy of this scarce title. Excellent reading on the subject. A good book to enjoy and keep on hand for yourself. Or would make an ideal gift for the fan / reader in your life. Reading is one of the great pleasures in life. About the story: Successful New Orleans attorney Leonard Fagot seemed to have it all--a grand home, a devoted wife, and four adoring daughters, two of whom are the authors of this book. Yet lurking beneath this happy suburban facade was a perverse form of madness which ultimately led to Fagot's suicide. His family watched in disbelief as Fagot took a disturbed teenager for his girlfriend and maimed himself twice for insurance money. The death of his first son-in-law was ruled accidental, but based on his daughter Carol's testimony, Fagot was convicted of murdering her husband. Too close to their father to understand his peculiar psychopathology, the authors' portrayal of their family tragedy is nonetheless emotionally powerful. Recommended for true crime collections. Size: True Crime Stories. Bookseller Inventory # 5028792

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Title: Deadly Relations : a True Story of Murder in...

Publisher: Bantam Books 1991, Pages are Aged, Yet Clean

Publication Date: 1991

Binding: Soft Cover / Paperback

Illustrator: Photo Center Feature

Book Condition:Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

Book Type: True Story, Non Fiction

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Product Details Mass Market Paperback: 10 pages Publisher: Bantam (February 1, 1991) Language: English

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Successful New Orleans attorney Leonard Fagot seemed to have it all--a grand home, a devoted wife, and four adoring daughters, two of whom are the authors of this book. Yet lurking beneath this happy suburban facade was a perverse form of madness which ultimately led to Fagot's suicide. His family watched in disbelief as Fagot took a disturbed teenager for his girlfriend and maimed himself twice for insurance money. The death of his first son-in-law was ruled accidental, but based on his daughter Carol's testimony, Fagot was convicted of murdering her husband. Too close to their father to understand his peculiar psychopathology, the authors' portrayal of their family tragedy is nonetheless emotionally powerful. Recommended for true crime collections.
- Gregor A. Preston, Univ. of California Lib., Davis
Copyright 1991 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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