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Bloodstained Louisiana : Twelve Murder Cases, 1896-1934 (Paperback) (Alan G. Gauthreaux)

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? Historian Alan G. Gauthreaux chronicles 12 homicide cases from late 1800s and early 1900s Louisiana—where “unwritten law” justified jilted women who killed their paramours, and police took measures to protect defendants from lynch mobs. Stories include the 1907 kidnapping of seven-year-old Walter Lamana by the New Orleans “Black Hand,” the 1912 acquittal of Zea McRee (a woman of “good reputation”) in Opelousas, and the 1934 trial and execution of Shreveport’s infamous “Butterfly Man.”
Number of Pages: 192
Genre: True Crime, Political Science, History
Format: Paperback
Publisher: McFarland Publishing
Author: Alan G. Gauthreaux
Language: English
Street Date: November 1, 2017
TCIN: 53202181
UPC: 9781476672168
Item Number (DPCI): 248-56-7342
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