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Master Detective: The Life and Crimes of Ellis Parker, America's Real-Life Sherlock Holmes
Known as the greatest detective in the world, Ellis Parker was the "American Sherlock Holmes" who solved ninety-eight percent of the murders he pursued. Yet his illustrious forty-year career ended tragically in prison, where he died on the very eve of certain Presidential pardon.
With giving the biography of Ellis Parker, not only are we introduced who to someone who sounds like they were we ...more
Really incredible to me for such a respected and revered figure to exhibit extremely poor judgement, and then to be held accountable.
I found that I learned quite a bit about Ellis Parker, the man, the myth. Very well written accounting of this man's ego, successes, foibles, and ultimately ...more
From an uncanny and nearly untarnished career, this book will take you on the journey of Parker's investigation of the famous kidnapping and how it ...more