The Resource Axeman of New Orleans : The True Story, Miriam C. Davis, (electronic resource)

Axeman of New Orleans : The True Story, Miriam C. Davis, (electronic resource)

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Axeman of New Orleans : The True Story
Title
Axeman of New Orleans
Title remainder
The True Story
Statement of responsibility
Miriam C. Davis
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Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
From 1910 to 1919, New Orleans suffered at the hands of its very own Jack the Ripper--style killer. The story has been the subject of websites, short stories, novels, a graphic novel, and most recently the FX television series American Horror Story. But the full story of gruesome murders, sympathetic victims, accused innocents, public panic, the New Orleans Mafia, and a mysterious killer has never been written. Until now. The Axeman repeatedly broke into the homes of Italian grocers in the dead of night, leaving his victims in a pool of blood. Iorlando Jordano, an innocent Italian grocer, and his teenaged son Frank were wrongly accused of one of those murders; corrupt officials convicted them with coerced testimony. Miriam C. Davis here expertly tells the story of the search for the Axeman and of the eventual exoneration of the innocent Jordanos. She proves that the person mostly widely suspected of being the Axeman was not the killer. She also shows what few have suspected--that the Axeman continued killing after leaving New Orleans in 1919. Only thirty years after Jack the Ripper stalked the streets of Whitechapel, the Axeman of New Orleans held an American city hostage. This book tells that story
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Target audience
adult
Axeman of New Orleans : The True Story, Miriam C. Davis, (electronic resource)
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Axeman of New Orleans : The True Story, Miriam C. Davis, (electronic resource)
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1 online resource (304 pages)
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9781613748718
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9781613748718
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