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What the dead know : learning about life as a New York City death investigator  Cover Image Book Book

What the dead know : learning about life as a New York City death investigator

Butcher, Barbara (author.).

Summary: "Reflecting on twenty years of investigating more than 5,500 death scenes, an NYC death investigator, the second woman ever hired for this role, shares how, in dealing with death every day, she learned surprising lessons about life--and how some of those lessons saved her from becoming a statistic herself"--

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  • ISBN: 9781982179380
  • ISBN: 1982179384
  • Physical Description: print
    xi, 270 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, [2023]

Contents / Notes

Formatted Contents Note: The angry hanging man -- Luck joy -- How to roll a body -- Partners in crime -- The Whitehouse hotel -- Don't try this at home -- Timing is everything -- Baby-faced butchers -- The other city -- In case of emergency -- The slain and the slayers -- Fuck Entenmann's -- Homicide: death at the hands of another -- Suicide: murder of the self -- The radios are down -- Whatever it takes -- That's politics -- They locked my ass up.
Subject: Butcher, Barbara
Forensic pathologists New York (State) New York Biography
Medical examiners (Law) New York (State) New York Biography
Genre: Autobiographies.
True crime stories.

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