Book Reviews of Dead Reckoning: The New Science of Catching Killers

Dead Reckoning: The New Science of Catching Killers
Dead Reckoning The New Science of Catching Killers
Author: Michael Baden, Marion Roach
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ISBN-13: 9780684852713
ISBN-10: 0684852713
Publication Date: 8/20/2002
Pages: 288
Rating:
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
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3.9 stars, based on 25 ratings
Publisher: Simon Schuster
Book Type: Paperback
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this book was a bit slow but it held my interest............
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Fascinating insight into the world of forensic medicine.
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A delightful -- and graphic -- look into the world of forensic science. Two writers, one brilliant and eloquent and one a Gil Grissom-type scientist who could use some sensitivity training. (In one chapter he builds the reader up to a climax by saying that a certain moment was the most poignant scene he'd ever witnessed. Finally, we get to the scene and he doesn't describe it for the reader, only says again that it was the most poignant scene he'd ever witnessed. Can anyone spell "Let Down"?) Still a great read and thought-provoking entertainment. Don't miss the chapter describing the convention of forensic scientists!
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I just finished this book and thought it was a wonderful introduction to forensic sciences. Easy for a lay person to understand yest detailed enough to hold a non beginner's interest. It is a bit ponderous in places but over all is an excellent book.
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I found this book extremely interesting. The insider's view of crime and blood and autopsy are enlightening. It discusses specific cases as well as describing things like "blood spatter school" and prison/gang tattoos.
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This is a great book . THis is a must read and keep A+