In a child's name: the legacy of a mother's murder

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Simon and Schuster, Nov 1, 1990 - Law - 378 pages
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Tracing events from the Midwestern states of Indiana and Kentucky to the East Coast, the author of such major bestsellers as Serpico and King of the Gypsies has written a dramatic and terrifying book about a charming and successful psychopath and the woman who loved him--and whom he murdered. The custody battle over the couple's infant son makes this true story all the more tragic. 16 pages of photographs.

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Review: In a Child's Name: The Legacy of a Mother's Murder

User Review  - Cyn - Goodreads

I do not think I have ever read a book that has made me so mad. What this husband did to his wife is, well there is no words. The books starts out with how they meet, married, the honeymoon (which the ... Read full review

Review: In a Child's Name: The Legacy of a Mother's Murder

User Review  - Kelly Cardwell - Goodreads

I remember watching the lifetime movie mini series about this case. The Taylor family are some sick human beings! Hope Teresa is at rest and her son grew up to know that she loved him. Read full review



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Peter Maas's is the author of the number one "New York Times" bestseller "Underboss." His other notable bestsellers include " The Valachi Papers, Serpico, Manhunt, " and " In a Child's Name." He lives in New York City.

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