The Beautiful Cigar Girl: Mary Rogers, Edgar Allan Poe, and the Invention of Murder

Author:   Daniel Stashower
Publisher:   Berkley Books
ISBN:  

9780425217825


Pages:   386
Publication Date:   04 December 2007
Recommended Age:   From 14 years
Format:   Paperback
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The Beautiful Cigar Girl: Mary Rogers, Edgar Allan Poe, and the Invention of Murder


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On July 28, 1841, the body of Mary Rogers, a twenty-year-old cigar girl, was found floating in the Hudson-and New York's unregulated police force proved incapable of solving the crime. One year later, a struggling writer named Edgar Allan Poe decided to take on the case-and sent his fictional detective, C. Auguste Dupin, to solve the baffling murder of Mary Rogers in The Mystery of Marie Rog t.

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Author:   Daniel Stashower
Publisher:   Berkley Books
Imprint:   Berkley Books
Dimensions:   Width: 14.20cm , Height: 2.20cm , Length: 18.80cm
Weight:   0.318kg
ISBN:  

9780425217825


ISBN 10:   0425217825
Pages:   386
Publication Date:   04 December 2007
Recommended Age:   From 14 years
Audience:   Young adult ,  Teenage / Young adult
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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A journalist whose articles have appeared in numerous national publications, including the New York Times and Smithsonian magazine, Daniel Stashower is also the author of five mystery novels and Teller of Tales, the Edgar Award-winning biography of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Stashower lives with his wife and son in Bethesda, Maryland.

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