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Poison: From Steeltown to the Punjab, the True Story of a Serial Killer

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Canada's award-winning crime writer takes on a transatlantic serial killerOne of six book-length stories published in the Hamilton Spectator, Poison is a riveting piece of crime reporting that won a National Newspaper Award in 2004. Chronicling the life and crimes of serial murderer Sukhwinder Dhillon, who coolly dispatched two wives, two twin infants, and a friend just fo ...more
Paperback, 313 pages
Published September 1st 2008 by John Wiley & Sons (first published August 13th 2008)
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Snehil
Apr 24, 2014 Snehil rated it really liked it
A well written book. Couldn't put the book down in spite of the fact that I am in the process of moving.
The book is a true story of a serial killer who lived in Hamilton Ontario and immigrated from Punjab, India. Jon Wells has told the story well. I loved his story telling, quite unique and gripping.
I may be biased, but I think Wells has tried to stereotype Punjabis through this book. There is truth in his opinion about many Punjabi people discussed in the book, but there are also assumptions
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Erika Nerdypants
Excellent and in-depth account of the Suckwhinder Dhillon poisoning case that occurred in the 90s in my hometown Hamilton. Although I lived in the city at the time, I don't recall hearing anything about this case.
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Jon Wells is an excellent Canadian writer. Read all of his books!
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