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Forty Whacks: The Story of Lizzie Borden

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This Kindle edition, equivalent in length to a physical book of approximately 16 pages, consists of two parts. Part I, “A Brief Overview of the Case,” was originally published as “The Borden Murder Mystery” in “Famous Mysteries: Curious and Fantastic Riddles of Human Life that Have Never Been Solved” (1919), by John Elfreth Watkins. Part II, “Details of the Case,” was ...more
Kindle Edition, 10 pages
Published June 26th 2012 by A. J. Cornell Publications
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Elaine
Oct 29, 2014 Elaine rated it liked it
FORTY WHACKS: The Story of Lizzie Borden was written by John Elfreth Watkins and the editors of AMERICAN ILLUSTRATED magazine. It was originally published in 1919.

FORTY WHACKS is a brief account of the murders of Andrew and Abby Borden. Mr. Watkins briefly discusses Andrew's Puritanism and the family's unhappy home life.

The author is very definite that Miss Borden was acquitted due to lack of blood evidence on the accused and the fact that no weapon was ever found. Mr. Watkins stresses Lizzie'
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Nov 21, 2014 Martha Stout rated it it was ok
Too short

I wondered why the Kindle version of this book cost so little. It was because the story is VERY short. I didn't learn anything new from it.
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