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  - Martha Alami - Goodreads

For true crime, this writer is very comprehensive and made the story interesting. Even if you knew some of the background, a lot of details were given that I found very interesting. I would give this ... Read full review

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User Review  - Sandra Rich - Goodreads

I'm from southern Illinois albeit not this exact location in the book. however, I think the author takes poetic license on the descriptions of the people, not everyone there is ignorant or uneducated ... Read full review


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

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