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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Having lived in NJ and recall vividly the events of this book, I must say that Mr. Maas did a phenominal job reporting the story. His article (of the same title) was so true to life - if you hadn't ... Read full review

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

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Kenneth Taylor, a dentist, brutally beat to death his third wife, Teresa, thereby orphaning their infant son, who became the focus of a bitter custody battle between Taylor's Indiana parents and ... 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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