The Blackest Bird
A Novel Of Murder In Nineteenth-century New YorkBook - 2008
New York, 1841. When Mary Rogers, a pretty clerk at a tobacco shop, is found brutally murdered in the Hudson River, High Constable Hays is charged with the search for her killer. A respected lawman known for creating a new interrogation technique called the third degree, Hays is starting to feel the full weight of his position, caught between public outrage and political red tape. High on his list of suspects is the eccentric poet Edgar Allan Poe, who freely admits that he was in love with the "cigar girl." Some descriptions of sex and violence. 2007.
Publisher: Toronto : CNIB, 2008.
Characteristics: 1 computer laser optical disc (15 hrs., 50 min.) : sd. ; 12 cm.
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