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By James L. Neibaur
What all started as a sad, yet another way usual, kidnapping became out to be a surprising homicide through one of many period’s such a lot twisted killers, William Edward Hickman. James L. Neibaur takes a step into heritage, depicting how this abduction was once quickly classified the “crime of the century” and sparked a metamorphosis within the nation’s consciousness to such circumstances. With a media-driven national manhunt, one of many largest and so much wide-ranging in California historical past, after which a determined test at sparing the killer’s lifestyles with the strange madness plea, this notorious case left the kidnapping and homicide of Marion Parker to be etched into Nineteen Twenties popular culture.
The homicide of Marion Parker delivered to gentle the unthinkable truth of kid abduction. Neibaur resourcefully weaves jointly the occasions surrounding the crime within the context of the modern tradition and attitudes of the overdue Twenties, overlaying the influence of the media’s first involvement in a legal justice case, and the way the renowned notions of the glamorized ‘20s have been overwhelmed by means of this usual family’s chilling reality.
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