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Body in Question: Exploring the Cutting Edge in Forensic Science

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Historically, the work of forensic scientists has gone largely unrecognized despite its invaluable contributions to the prosecution of countless crimes around the world. Even in works of fiction, the detective has been far more widely represented than his or her counterparts in the lab.

Then, in 1994, two events dramatically heightened the public's awareness of the scienti
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Paperback, 256 pages
Published April 25th 2005 by Sterling Creations
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Steven Kent
A very, very disturbing book that I am glad I own.

I have never been to an autopsy--though I did view that "alien autopsy" that had the world buzzing several years back. I have never seen a rotting corpse or pulled a body out of a fire. I have no desire to see these things first hand.

As a writer of thrillers, though, I often find myself needing to describe these images and worse, and I want to get them right. Enter Body in Question, a book with pictures, descriptions, and scientific explanations.
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Laura
WOW! WOW! WOW! Very graphic, mature audiences only! Amazing pictures, stories, details and graphics throughout. Discusses the history of the forensic science and lays out the full scope of the crime scene investigative process: the good, the bad and the ugly. This book is like an encyclopedia, it is replete with information, sure not to disappoint anyone interested in forensics. I would give it more than 5 stars if I could. This book is a great tool and a fascinating read.
Victoria
this book is disturbing and graphic and everything I like about crime.. ...I'm happy to own this book.. I would never loan it out..
Anne Marshall
A great informative book that includes a history of forensics.
Amanda
The pictures get quite graphic...
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