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Gruesome Spectacles: Botched Executions and America's Death Penalty
Stanford Law Books
"How enviable a quiet death by lethal injection," wrote Justice Scalia, in a concurring opinion that denied review of a Texas death penalty case. But is it quiet? Renewed and vigorous debate over the death penalty has erupted as DNA testing has proven that many on death row are in fact innocent. In this debate, however, the guilty have been forgotten. In his new book, Gruesome Spectacles: Botched Executions and America's Death Penalty , ...
Gruesome Playground Injuries
Dramatist's Play Service
Book annotation not available for this title. Title: Gruesome Playground Injuries Author: Joseph, Rajiv Publisher: Dramatist's Play Service Publication Date: 2012/03/30 Number of Pages: 40 Binding Type: PAPERBACK Library of Congress:
Phineas Gage: A Gruesome but True Story About Brain Science
HMH Books for Young Readers
Phineas Gage was truly a man with a hole in his head. Phineas, a railroad construction foreman, was blasting rock near Cavendish, Vermont, in 1848 when a thirteen-pound iron rod was shot through his brain. Miraculously, he survived to live another eleven years and become a textbook case in brain science. At the time, Phineas Gage seemed to completely recover from his accident. He could walk, talk, work, and travel, but he was changed. Gage ...
The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm All-New Third Edition
The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm Perhaps no other stories possess as much power to enchant, delight, and surprise as those penned by the immortal Brothers Grimm. Now, in the new, expanded third edition, renowned scholar and folklorist Jack Zipes has translated all 250 tales collected and published by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, plus twenty-nine rare tales omitted from the original German edition, as well as narratives uncovered in ...
Gruesome Playground Injuries; Animals Out of Paper; Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo: Three Plays
Soft Skull Press
Rajiv Joseph is one of today’s most acclaimed young playwrights. The winner of numerous awards, including an NEA Award for Best Play and a Whiting Writers Award, he is an artist to watch. This volume gathers together for the first time his three major works to date. Included herein are his latest play, Gruesome Playground Injuries , which charts the intersection of two lives using scars, wounds, and calamity as the mile markers to ...
Zombie Felties: How to Raise 16 Gruesome Felt Creatures from the Undead
Andrews McMeel Publishing
Shudder as you stitchâ€¦ZOMBIES A ARE CULT FAVORITE with a lot of projects in 2010 and beyond for books and movies. Charming, easy-to-make, and undead, Zombie Felties contains 16 irresistibly haunting projects to celebrate the zombie zeitgeist. Nicola Tedman and Sarah Skeate awaken their inner George A. Romero and focus their creative attention on the malleable, fuzzy softness of felt inside Zombie Felties: How to Raise 16 Gruesome Felt ...
Silent Witnesses: The Often Gruesome but Always Fascinating History of Forensic Science
Chicago Review Press
Crime novelist and former police officer Nigel McCrery provides an account of all the major areas of forensic science from around the world over the past two centuries. The book weaves dramatic narrative and scientific principles together in a way that allows readers to figure out crimes along with the experts. Readers are introduced to such fascinating figures as Dr. Edmond Locard, the “French Sherlock Holmes”; Edward Heinrich, “Wizard of ...
Emergency!: True Stories From The Nation's ERs
St. Martin's Paperbacks
* A suicide attempt by an "explosive" young man... * The "hidden secrets" of a grotesquely obese patient... * A couple whose amorous acrobatics get out of hand... * A child brought back from the dead... Bristling with the raw power of reality, this riveting book recounts true tales of life and death from the emergency rooms of America. Dr. Mark Brown asked over 15,000 fellow ER staffers to share their most unforgettable moments. Now, in their ...
The Gashlycrumb Tinies
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
A new, small-format edition of one of Edward Gorey’s “dark masterpieces of surreal morality” ( Vanity Fair ): a witty, disquieting journey through the alphabet.
Aurora Monster Scenes - The Most Controversial Toys of a Generation
Dennis L. Prince
Andrew P. Yanchus
At last - the full story about the most infamous toys of the boomer generation. Monster Scenes, intended as an exciting and innovative model kit series in 1971, touched off a firestorm of parental outrage and public protest. Its makers meant to deliver an interactive series of adaptable figures and playsets based on classic monster movies. The marketing angle, however, touted apparent sex and sadism, going so far as to promote the series as ...
A Strange and Blighted Land: Gettysburg, The Aftermath of a Battle
Gregory A. Coco
The more dismal side of the Gettysburg campaign is covered: burials of Union and Confederate corpses, removal of the 3,000 horses killed, care of the wounded, descriptions of field hospitals, disposition of POWs, cleanup of the battle ground, collection of weapons, early relic hunters, battlefield guides, and a tour of the grim and bloody fields as described by a host of early visitors.
Real Monsters, Gruesome Critters, and Beasts from the Darkside
Visible Ink Press
Spotlighting news articles, historical accounts, and firstperson interviews, this chronicle of human interactions with monsters will convince even the most hardened skeptic of the existence of the bogeyman, bigfoot, werewolves, and swamp creatures. Offering an array of wild reports—from the police officer who begrudgingly responded to a call about a longhaired woman flying over a suburban neighborhood only to find himself calling for backup ...
Reel Characters: A Quick Reference for Creating Out of Kit Feature Quality Character Make-ups
Two Gruesome Publishing Incorporated
Reel Characters was written as a reference to help create a dramatic Character Make-up. This book was intended to aid educators, directors, producers and make-up artists alike. Included are 12 Character make-ups, an education in contact lenses and everything you need to know about wigs and hair pieces. Take standard materials and push them to new extremes with 442colour photographs comprising of 160pages of easy to follow information that is ...
Gruesome Greetings: A Georgie Hardtman Mystery
R J Smart Publishing
Greeting card artist Georgie Hardtman is leaving Oslo Lake, Minnesota and heading off to New York City to exhibit at Art LicenseFest!, the biggest artist trade show of the year. She had high expectations for an exciting trip, but when she discovers a dead body in her booth on set-up day, everything she thought she knew in this business is turned on its clever little art directed ear! And when another body turns up, Georgie can’t help but ask, ...
To Have and To Kill: Nurse Melanie McGuire, an Illicit Affair, and the Gruesome Murder of Her Husband
St. Martin's Griffin
One by one, three waterlogged suitcases were pulled from the Chesapeake Bay. In each were body parts of a man. In a forensics room, the truth was discovered: William McGuire had been horribly murdered and dismembered. William and his loving wife, a registered nurse named Melanie, had just closed on their New Jersey dream home. Little did William know about the nightmare that was in store… For Melanie had been involved in a long-term affair ...
Song of Blades and Heroes - Revised Edition
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
The Nominee for the 2008 Origins Award for “Best Miniature Rules” returns in an expanded Revised Edition. Song of Blades and Heroes is a set of fast play fantasy skirmish rules that can be played with your existing miniatures. EASY: learn the rules in one game; use 3 measuring sticks to measure all distances, no inches or centimeters; FAST: a game is 30-45 minutes. Play a campaign in an evening; INEXPENSIVE:5-10 models per player on a 3’x ...
Gruesome Ghouls of Grand Rapids (Michigan Chillers)
Audio Craft Pr Inc
Book by Rand, Johnathan
Ralph Franklin Keeling
Liberty Bell Publications
Book by Keeling, Ralph Franklin
Christopher Lee, Tall, Dark and Gruesome
Midnight Marquee Press
International film actor Christopher Lee details his childhood, war years, friendships with Peter Cushing, Vincent Price, Robert Bloch and Boris Karloff, and, of course, his varied and interesting film career. Mr. Lee first published his autobiography in Britian in 1977. The Midnight Marquee edition is updated, Americanized and includes many new and rare photos personally selected by Mr. Lee A must for all film fans.
Super Scary Crochet: 35 Gruesome Patterns to Sink Your Hook into
If you are bored of cute and sweet crochet, then you will love Nicki Trench s gruesome, spooky and downright disturbing collection of zombies, witches, murderers and more. There are four chapters of characters who have committed all kinds of unforgivable deeds. The first chapter, Scary Families, has creepy relatives who definitely believe that blood is thicker than water, such as the Queen of the Vampires, complete with felt crown and lace ...
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