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Wicked Takes the Witness Stand: A Tale of Murder and Twisted Deceit in Northern Michigan (Hardback)

Mardi Link

Edité par The University of Michigan Press, United States, 2015
ISBN 10: 0472071696 / ISBN 13: 9780472071692
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Titre : Wicked Takes the Witness Stand: A Tale of ...

Éditeur : The University of Michigan Press, United States

Date d'édition : 2015

Reliure : Hardback

Etat du livre : New

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Language: English . Brand New Book. On a bitterly cold afternoon in December 1986, a Michigan State trooper found the frozen body of Jerry Tobias in the bed of his pickup truck. The 31-year-old oil field worker and small-time drug dealer was curled up on his side on the truckAEs bare metal, pressed against the tailgate, clad only in jeans, a checkered shirt, and cowboy boots. Inside the cab of the truck was a fresh package of expensive steaks from a local butcher shop - the first lead in a case that would be quickly lost in a thicket of bungled forensics, shady prosecution, and a psychopathic star witness out for revenge. Award-winning author Mardi LinkAEs third book of Michigan true crime, Wicked Takes the Witness Stand , unravels this mysterious and still unsolved case that sucked state police and local officials into a morass of perjury and cover-up and ultimately led to the separate conviction and imprisonment of five innocent men. This unbelievable story will leave the reader shocked and aching for justice. N° de réf. du libraire AAN9780472071692

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Synopsis : On a bitterly cold afternoon in December 1986, a Michigan State trooper found the frozen body of Jerry Tobias in the bed of his pickup truck. The 31-year-old oil field worker and small-time drug dealer was curled up on his side on the truck's bare metal, pressed against the tailgate, clad only in jeans, a checked shirt, and cowboy boots. Inside the cab of the truck was a fresh package of expensive steaks from a local butcher shop--the first lead in a case that would be quickly lost in a thicket of bungled forensics, shady prosecution, and a psychopathic star witness out for revenge.

Award-winning author Mardi Link's third book of Michigan true crime, Wicked Takes the Witness Stand, unravels this mysterious and still unsolved case that sucked state police and local officials into a morass of perjury and cover-up and ultimately led to the separate conviction and imprisonment of five innocent men. This unbelievable story will leave the reader shocked and aching for justice.

A propos de l'auteur: Mardi Link is a journalist; a former police reporter; and the author of two true crime books, Isadore's Secret: Sin, Murder, and Confession in a Northern Michigan Town and When Evil Came to Good Hart, which spent two months on the Heartland Indie Bestseller List and was a finalist for the Michigan Notable Book Award.

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