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Recounting the Anthrax Attacks: Terror, the Amerithrax Task Force, and the Evolution of Forensics in the FBI

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It was September 18, 2001, just seven days after al-Qaeda hijackers destroyed the Twin Towers. In the early morning darkness, a lone figure dropped several letters into a mailbox. Seventeen days later a Florida journalist died of inhalational anthrax. The death from the rare disease made world news. These anthrax attacks marked the first time a sophisticated biological wea ...more
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Published March 19th 2018 by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (first published February 26th 2018)
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Jul 05, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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I had a hard time putting this book down. It was fascinating.
Do you remember the terror of the Anthrax attacks? I do, vividly. This book very carefully chronicles the subsequent investigations and the eventual solution.
It is easy to follow despite the complexity of both the investigation and the science involved. The author did a very good job of keeping all the players distinct and easily identifiable.
The only thing that I found a little jarring was the switching from the third person to
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Soon after that fateful and sad day of September 11, 2001, now known as 9/11, the terror on the people of the United States didn’t cease, as a hidden terror began. Weeks after 9/11, a then unknown perpetrator began sending anthrax-laced letters through the U.S. Mail System, injuring and killing many postal employees and others. Included in these biologic attacks were anthrax-laced letters sent to various reporters such as Tom Brok
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