Morgue: A Life in Death
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|Number of Pages||:||288 Pages|
Lawrence Kobilinsky, Chairman of Forensic Sciences at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, and commentator at CNN, Court TV, CBS, and others“When one of the world’s most celebrated medical examiners teams up with one of the world’s best true-crime authors, the result is a brilliantly written forensic masterpiece. So much factual detail of cases I only read about in the newspapers. This will certainly take pride of place on my pathology shelf.” David McCallum, actor who plays NCIS medical examiner Dr. The fascinating making of a global leader in forensic pathology from his Brooklyn beginnings tutored by his father, the Chief Medical Examiner of New York City, to San Antonio, Texas. From Trayvon Martin to Lee Harvey Oswald, Phil Spector, and the West Memphis Three, an expert’s insights into the real world of autopsies, exhumations and courtroom testimony.” —Michael M. Di Maio comes across as fair and
Its a Matter of Life or Death That You Read This Book Gina M. Place Dying is sometimes easier than living with dying….These words could not be more true. Morgue a Life in Death is a book written by Dr Vincent DiMaio, who was the chief medical examiner for the state of New York and renown gunshot wound expert. Some of the US's most complex legal cases have hinged o. "Forget the Media SoundbitesHeres the Truth & Science Behind Some Famous (and not so famous) Cases" according to doublechin daddy. I finished this book in just a couple of days. It's a really good read featuring several well-known and not-so-well-known cases in which forensics played a key role in bringing criminal charges or clearing suspectsor simply giving families the truth behind a loved one's death. It gives the reader a peek . Very interesting, easy, good read! Just finished reading Morgue: A Life in Death and it was a great read! I am an avid true crime reader and have never been interested in this side of crime cases. Being a fan of Ron Franscell, I wanted to read this book anyway. So glad I did! Every chapter is a different case and even if you know the stor
. Vincent J. Now a private consultant who's performed more than 9,000 autopsies, he's played pivotal roles in some of the most provocative trials and death investigations of the past 40 years. He has been praised by Ann Rule, Vincent Bugliosi and other true-crime heavyweights as one of the most provocative new voices in narrative nonfiction.His work regularly appears in publications such as the Washington Post, Chicago Sun-Times,
Complex technology and intricate research can take curdled blood, bone shards, and flakes of skin and turn them into justice.And Vincent Di Maio, MD, son of a famous New York City medical examiner, is one of the lions of forensic science in his own right. In this clear, gritty, and enthralling narrative, Di Maio himself guides us into the inner sanctum, through the cases that have made him famous, from the exhumation of assassin Lee Harvey Oswald and the racially charged shooting of Florida teen Trayvon Martin, to the unmasking of a serial baby-killer and the mysterious death of troubled genius Vincent van Gogh. TV dramas, books and movies have made morgues cool. Forensic science is booming. Along the way, one of the country's most methodical and intuitive criminal pathologists will dissect himself, maintaining a nearly continuous flow of suspenseful stories, revealing anecdotes, and enough macabre insider details to rivet the most fervent crime fans.