Murder in Little Egypt

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Morrow, 1989 - True Crime - 340 pages
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The shocking story of a family doctor from the region of southern Illinois known as Little Egypt who murdered two of his grown sons to gain the money from life insurance policies he held. 8 pages of photos. Ex-wife and one surviving son will tour nine cities.

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User Review  - Susan Sprouse - Goodreads

Non-fiction. Interesting, disturbing main character. New section of the country for me to learn about. Read full review

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User Review  - Taffey Tawanna - Goodreads

Dr. John Dale Cavaness is truly revealed in this unimaginable true story account as a heartless, cold-blooded monster. The ability to murder one's own children for insurance money shows that some souls' hearts can be as cold as ice. Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
9
Section 2
19
Section 3
27
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Summer Reading List 2004
Murder in Little Egypt, by Darcy O’Brien Southern Illinois is called Little Egypt by its natives because it is an inverted triangle bounded by 3 rivers. ...
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Springhouse Magazine Online - Volume 7, Number 4 - August 1990 Out ...
I have just finished reading your book, Murder In Little Egypt, and I want to thank you for writing it. I first learned of the book when the ex-Mrs. ...
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Blackwell Publishing Inc Malden, USA JPCU The Journal of Popular ...
Dale Cavaness, the protagonist of Darcy O'Brien's Murder in Little Egypt , was a respected Illinois doctor who beat his wife, and ultimately murdered his ...
www.blackwell-synergy.com/ doi/ xml/ 10.1111/ j.1540-5931.2006.00328.x

About the author (1989)

An essayist for The New Yorker and recipient of the Guggenheim Fellowship and the Ernest Hemingway Award.

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