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A Voice for the Dead by James E. Starrs
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Sep 10, 10

bookshelves: anthropology, forensic, books-read-in-2010, non-fiction, crime, thriller
Read from September 04 to 09, 2010 — I own a copy

I really enjoyed Dr. Starr's book and the cases he presents, especially the Boston Strangler case. However the main thing that I did not like about the book is that he would use these large words that I didn't know what they meant and I read a lot. Granted I could have looked them up but I feel that this not only wastes my energies and takes away from the flow of the book if I have to stop and look up a word. He also uses Latin words that he doesn't define, expecting the readers to know what they mean and I would take a hazard to guess that most wouldn't.
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