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

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Simon and Schuster, Oct 1, 1991 - Law - 378 pages
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Relates the story of the brutal murder of a young wife by her psychopathic husband and how it sparked a nasty custody battle over the couple's infant son between the murdered woman's sister and the killer's parents

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

User Review  - Leah Rubinstein-cinman - Goodreads

this book was hard to put down, this crime happened close to where I live now, and I always think of it when I drive past the street. Read full review

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

User Review  - Karen - Goodreads

This is a well written account of a dentist who murders his wife and avoids justice for quite some time. Peter Maas knows how to write true crime without too much drag. 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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