Dead Men Do Tell Tales The Strange and Fascinating Cases of a Forensic Anthropologist (Paperback)
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|While explaining the behavior of maggots and the biology of putrefaction a forensic anthropologist recounts his strangest and most horrifying criminal cases, from puzzles of dismemberment to the revelation of the identity of long-buried skeletons. Reprint. *Author: Maples, William/ Browning, Michael *Subtitle: The Strange and Fascinating Cases of a Forensic Anthropologist *Publication Date: 1995/10/01 *Binding Type: Paperback *Language: English *Depth: 1.00 *Width: 6.00 *Height: 9.25|
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From a skeleton, a skull, a mere fragment of burnt thighbone, Dr. William Maples can deduce the age, gender, and ethnicity of a murder victim, the manner in which the person was dispatched, and, ultimately, the identity of the killer. In Dead Men Do Tell Tales, Dr. Maples revisits his strangest, most interesting, and most horrific investigations, from the baffling cases of conquistador Francisco Pizarro and Vietnam MIAs to the mysterious deaths of President Zachary Taylor and the family of Czar Nicholas II.Forensic anthropologist Maples revisits his strangest, most interesting, and most horrific investigations, from gruesome and baffling dismemberment cases to the revelation of the identity of long-buried skeletons. "These tales of crime unmasked by science are compelling in their own right".--The Boston Globe. Photos.