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The Resource The devil's rooming house : the true story of America's deadliest female serial killer, M. William Phelps

The devil's rooming house : the true story of America's deadliest female serial killer, M. William Phelps

Label
The devil's rooming house : the true story of America's deadliest female serial killer
Title
The devil's rooming house
Title remainder
the true story of America's deadliest female serial killer
Statement of responsibility
M. William Phelps
Title variation
devils rooming house
Title variation remainder
the true story of Americas deadliest female serial killer
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Acclaimed crime writer M. William Phelps tells the true story of a turn-of-the-century, Bible-thumping caretaker and entrepreneur of the nursing home industry who became one of history's most evil female serial killers
Summary
Profiles the owner of a rooming house in Windsor, Connecticut, who was accused of murdering two husbands and sixty-six sickly "inmates" between 1911 and her arrest 1916
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
356767
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Phelps, M. William
Dewey number
  • 364.152/32092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6517
LC item number
.P5 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Archer-Gilligan, Amy
  • Women serial murderers
  • Murder
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the true story of America's deadliest female serial killer
Label
The devil's rooming house : the true story of America's deadliest female serial killer, M. William Phelps
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-294) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Simmering death -- Silent killers. The matron and the reporter ; Quiet menace ; Silent killers ; Humble beginnings ; Devout Christian ; Left behind ; The Bible thumper ; Thousands overcome ; Forecasting the weather is no science ; The biggest boardinghouse in New England ; Cold storage ; Red skies at night ; The beginning of Franklin's end -- Investigation & innovation. They come and they go ; Death at first sight ; The last good-bye ; Death by marriage ; Sweet little Amy ; The con ; Red flacon ; "I can fix them all right" ; The wrong victim ; "Fit as a fiddle" ; Public service ; Too late ; Done to death ; May the curse of God come down on you ; Poison control ; The facts ; Grave robbers ; Motive ; In the dead of night ; Oh, what a beautiful "mourning" ; "Murder factory" -- Trials & tribulations. A changing world ; The greatest success ; Witch of Windsor ; Victory for the vanquished ; The experts ; "Dark murder hole" ; Drug addict ; One last trick ; Arsenic and old lace ; Whatever happened to Amy?
Control code
15883884
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xv, 303 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781599216010
Lccn
2010001553
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn435418763
  • (OCoLC)435418763
Label
The devil's rooming house : the true story of America's deadliest female serial killer, M. William Phelps
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-294) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Simmering death -- Silent killers. The matron and the reporter ; Quiet menace ; Silent killers ; Humble beginnings ; Devout Christian ; Left behind ; The Bible thumper ; Thousands overcome ; Forecasting the weather is no science ; The biggest boardinghouse in New England ; Cold storage ; Red skies at night ; The beginning of Franklin's end -- Investigation & innovation. They come and they go ; Death at first sight ; The last good-bye ; Death by marriage ; Sweet little Amy ; The con ; Red flacon ; "I can fix them all right" ; The wrong victim ; "Fit as a fiddle" ; Public service ; Too late ; Done to death ; May the curse of God come down on you ; Poison control ; The facts ; Grave robbers ; Motive ; In the dead of night ; Oh, what a beautiful "mourning" ; "Murder factory" -- Trials & tribulations. A changing world ; The greatest success ; Witch of Windsor ; Victory for the vanquished ; The experts ; "Dark murder hole" ; Drug addict ; One last trick ; Arsenic and old lace ; Whatever happened to Amy?
Control code
15883884
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xv, 303 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781599216010
Lccn
2010001553
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn435418763
  • (OCoLC)435418763

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