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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Dale Cavaness, a family practitioner, was worshipped in the small town region of southern Illinois known as Little Egypt. But the doctor was also a Mr. Hyde who terrorized his family, was convicted of ... Read full review

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Was a bit disappointed. Other than the historical perspective of that particular geographic area if America was did not provide many insights other than there are people that are sociopaths Read full review


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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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