Norma Tillman specializes in finding missing persons: her account of being a private eye provides many documentary stories and tales of encounters with individuals who vanish under different circumstances and for different reasons. Enter a private eye's life reading Tillman's autobiography.
Linda C. (Seagull) reviewed The Man With the Turquoise Eyes: And Other True Stories of a Private Eye's Search for Missing Persons on
I read it from cover to cover in one evening...a great book!
"I never actually said, "I want to be a private investigator when I grow up." But when other little girls were playing with dolls, I could often be found reading my police detective father's graphic manuals on homicide investigation, absorbing such terms as decapitation, rape, and homicide. Such reading material wasn't, mind you, something my parents encouraged. Like my father's revolver, the police books were not left for me to find. After all, it was understood back then that little boys grew up to become policement and firemen, and little girls grew up to be housewives and schoolteachers. Everyone understood it except me." (page 5)