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The Beautiful Cigar Girl: Mary Rogers, Edgar Allan Poe, and the Invention of Murder
The Beautiful Cigar Girl Mary Rogers Edgar Allan Poe and the Invention of Murder Author:Daniel Stashower On July 28, 1841, the body of Mary Rogers, a twenty-year-old cigar girl, was found floating in the Hudson-and New York's unregulated police force proved incapable of solving the crime. One year later, a struggling writer named Edgar Allan Poe decided to take on the case-and sent his fictional detective, C. Auguste Dupin, to solve the baffling mu... more »rder of Mary Rogers in "The Mystery of Marie Rogt."« less
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Heather reviewed The Beautiful Cigar Girl: Mary Rogers, Edgar Allan Poe, and the Invention of Murder on
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This is an awesome book it tells the story of The beautiful Cigar girl Mary Rogers,and her murder and it also tells the story of Edgar Allan Poe, and how the two mix together when he write his story Marie Roget. If you liked "The Devil In The White City" You will love this.