By Sarah Miller
Lizzie Borden took an awl, gave her mom 40 whacks. whilst she observed what she had performed, she gave her father forty-one.
In a compelling, linear narrative, Miller takes readers alongside as she investigates a brutal crime: the August four, 1892, murders of rich and well-liked Andrew and Abby Borden. The accused? Mild-mannered and hugely revered Lizzie Borden, daughter of Andrew and stepdaughter of Abby. such a lot of what's recognized approximately Lizzie’s arrest and next trial (and acquittal) comes from sensationalized newspaper stories; as Miller types truth from fiction, and as a criminal conflict will get lower than method, a gripping portrait of a girl and a city emerges.
With inserts that includes interval pictures and newspaper clippings—and, definite, pictures from the homicide scene—readers will consume this nonfiction booklet that reads like fiction.
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The Borden Murders: Lizzie Borden and the Trial of the Century by Sarah Miller