Salamander: The Story of the Mormon Forgery Murders

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Signature Books, 1988 - True Crime - 556 pages
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Drawing from thousands of pages of police reports, court documents, interviews, letters, and diaries, Sillitoe's and Roberts's narrative cuts through the complexities of this famous crime investigation to deliver a gripping, Capote-esque tale. They embrace the details, then lay them out systematically as seen through the eyes of the detectives, victims, and the perpetrator. The darkest secrets unravel gradually, allowing the reader fleeting glimpses of the infamous salamander as it ducks in and out of its fabricator's head.

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Sillitoe is a journalist (Deseret News, Utah Holiday).

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