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A death in Canaan by Joan Barthel

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Published by Dutton in New York .
Written in English


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An account of the 1973 arrest and trial of eighteen-year-old Peter Reilly for the murder of his mother and of the community action that prevented a miscarriage of justice.

Edition Notes

Statementby Joan Barthel ; introd. by William Styron
LC ClassificationsHV6534.C28 B37 1976
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 328 p. ;
Number of Pages328
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24776455M
ISBN 100525089403
ISBN 109780525089407
LC Control Number76040240

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