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The Poisoner's Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York

 
 
 
 
The Poisoner's Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York
Author: Deborah Blum
ISBN 13: 9780143118824
ISBN 10: 14311882
Edition: Reprint
Publisher: Penguin Books
Publication Date: 2011-01-25
Format: Paperback
Pages: 336
List Price: $17.00
 
 

Pulitzer Prize–winning science writer Deborah Blum follows New York City's first forensic scientists to discover a fascinating Jazz Age story of chemistry and detection, poison and murder.

The New York Times - Elyssa East

The Poisoner's Handbook is an inventive history that, like arsenic mixed into blackberry pie, goes down with ease.