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The Poison Tree
The Poison Tree
Author: Alan Prendergast
The Poison Tree explores a crime so shocking it was featured on 60 Minutes. In one of the most widely publicized and least understood homicides in recent memory, an outwardly respectable IRS agent was slain by his sixteen-year-old son, who was aided by his seventeen-year-old sister. The "execution" of Richard Chester Jahnke received national att...  more »
ISBN: 23083
Pages: 318
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Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons/New York
Book Type: Hardcover
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This is a very troubling story. The terrible crime that resulted from the abuse of the children and the mother is understandable, but the way the authorities handled it was "criminal".