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The Murder Room by Michael Capuzzo
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May 13, 12

bookshelves: crime-related, home-cheesesteak-home
Read from May 10 to 13, 2012

I found this book intersting because I live in Philly so I knew about some of the cases. Yet, some of the writing is all over the place, and the book loses steam. It need more of a coherent over-arcing something. It is too wide in scope and needs more focus.
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message 1: by Margaret (new)

Margaret Oh! I *almost* bought this book last summer at Border's going out of business sale. Now I don't remember why I left it on the shelf. Is it good?


Chris So far. I picked it up because the club is based in Philadelphia.


message 3: by Margaret (new)

Margaret Glad I left it on the shelf then. If you're into true crime have you ever read Joseph Wambough (sp?)? I *loved* The Onion Field and thought that he blew Ann Rule completely out of the running for best true crime writing.


Chris I'm not so much into true crime, so I haven't read Wambough.


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