Bruce Macbain's Reviews > The Poisoner's Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York

The Poisoner's Handbook by Deborah Blum
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Nov 27, 2010

it was amazing

A surprisingly lively history of the New York City medical examiner's office from the turn of the century to the 1930s when ME Charles Norris and toxicologist Alexander Gettler virtually invented forensic medicine. The case histories are fascinating.

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