The Bone Lady

The Bone Lady

Life As A Forensic Anthropologist

eBook - 1999
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When a skeleton is all that's left to tell the story of a crime, Mary H. Manhein, otherwise known as "the bone lady," is called in. For almost two decades, Manhein has used her expertise in forensic pathology to help law enforcement agents--locally, nationally, and internationally--solve their most perplexing mysteries. She shares the extraordinary details of the often high-profile cases on which she works, and the science underlying her analyses. Here are Civil War skeletons, cases of alleged voodoo and witchcraft, crimes of political intrigue, and the before-and-after of facial reconstruction. Written with the compassion and humor of a born storyteller, The Bone Lady is an unforgettable glimpse into the lab where one scientist works to reveal the human stories behind the remains.
Publisher: [United States] : LSU Press : Made available through hoopla, 1999
ISBN: 9780807155615
0807155616
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: hoopla digital

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