In A Child's Name Author:Peter Maas When the first state trooper arrived at the scene and unwrapped the padding around the young woman's body, he recoiled in horror. Who, he thought, was capable or such savagery? — As hideous as the murder was, no one involved in the case could imagine the religious and ethnic passions that it would unleash, revealing not only the fragility of Amer... more »ican society, but paradoxically, its extraordinary resiliency.
In an age inured to excuses, it got down finally to an issue quite absolute: Good versus Evil.
At stake was the future or an infant, then only five months old.« less