Bath Massacre: America's First School Bombing by Arnie Bernstein

By Arnie Bernstein

"With the meticulous awareness to aspect of a historian and a storyteller's eye for human drama, Bernstein shines a beam of fact on a forgotten American tragedy. Heartbreaking and riveting."

---Gregg Olsen, New York Times best-selling writer of Starvation Heights

 

"A chilling and historical personality research of the unfathomable soreness that desperation and fury, as soon as unleashed inside of a twisted brain, can wreak on a small city. modern mass murderers Timothy McVeigh, Columbine's Dylan Klebold, and Virginia Tech's Seung-Hui Cho can each one hint their terrible family tree of terror to 1 guy: bathtub college bomber Andrew Kehoe."

---Mardi hyperlink, writer of When Evil got here to reliable Hart

 

On may perhaps 18, 1927, the small city of tub, Michigan, was once ceaselessly replaced while Andrew Kehoe trigger a cache of explosives hid within the basement of the neighborhood institution. Thirty-eight youngsters and 6 adults have been lifeless, between them Kehoe, who had actually blown himself to bits by means of atmosphere off a dynamite cost in his automobile. the next day to come, on Kehoe's farm, what was once left of his wife---burned past popularity after Kehoe set his estate and constructions ablaze---was chanced on tied to a handcart, her cranium overwhelmed. With possible never-ending tales of faculty violence and suicide bombers filling modern headlines, Bath Massacre serves as a reminder that terrorism and large-scale homicide are not anything new.

Show description

Read or Download Bath Massacre: America's First School Bombing PDF

Best murder & mayhem true accounts books

Rethinking Homicide: Exploring the Structure and Process Underlying Deadly Situations (Cambridge Studies in Criminology)

Utilizing a number of information resources and techniques, this ebook consists of a micro-historical research of the character of swap and balance in murder events through the years. It specializes in the murder scenario because the unit of study, and explores similarities and ameliorations within the context of murder for various social teams.

Murder & Mayhem in Cumberland County

From the awful Enoch Brown Schoolhouse bloodbath of 1764 to settlers who hunted neighborhood tribes for a bounty, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, has lengthy had a violent and bloody background. As extra humans got here to the quarter, homicide and mischief of each type simply increased. neighborhood writer Joseph David Cress explores the darkish aspect of historical past, from little-known situations equivalent to that of Sarah Clark--who turned the 1st lady hanged within the county after she poisoned a kinfolk to dispatch a romantic rival--to high-profile crimes just like the stunning 1955 court docket slaying that left one individual useless and 3 injured.

Dark Bayou: Infamous Louisiana Homicides

This assortment chronicles the main mysterious, strange and sometimes neglected homicides in Louisiana historical past. Drawing on modern documents and, the place on hand, the reminiscences of these who supply a coherent model of the proof, those captivating stories element the various extra grotesque episodes: the increase of the 1st Mafia godfather within the usa; the homicide of 2 New Orleans police chiefs; the brutal homicide of a recognized New Orleans madam; the tale of a good younger lady who “accidentally” poisoned her more youthful sister and is a suspect in different family members deaths; the ritual killing of blacks in southwestern Louisiana and jap Texas; the mysterious loss of life of a tender housewife which nonetheless generates debate; and the dying of a neighborhood megastar who believed in his personal invincibility.

Il ragionevole sospetto: Dubbi e misteri nei casi più controversi della cronaca nera italiana (Italian Edition)

Un'analisi puntuale dei più eclatanti casi di cronaca nera italiani, dagli indecifrabili chilly case degli anni Cinquanta agli omicidi ancora avvolti dalla nebbia del sospetto, fino ai più recenti fatti di sangue che hanno sconvolto l'opinione pubblica nazionale. Attraverso un'attenta e puntuale disamina, Il ragionevole sospetto ripercorre los angeles trama di quella complessa tessitura che compone ogni delitto, quel torbido intreccio di bugie, mistero, occultamenti, depistaggi e crudeltà.

Extra info for Bath Massacre: America's First School Bombing

Example text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.46 of 5 – based on 20 votes