The Resource Death in the city of light : the serial killer of Nazi-occupied Paris, David King

Death in the city of light : the serial killer of Nazi-occupied Paris, David King

Label
Death in the city of light : the serial killer of Nazi-occupied Paris
Title
Death in the city of light
Title remainder
the serial killer of Nazi-occupied Paris
Statement of responsibility
David King
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The gripping true story of a brutal serial killer who unleashed his own reign of terror in Nazi-occupied Paris. Dr. Marcel Petiot was eventually charged with 27 murders, although authorities suspected the total was considerably higher. The trial became a circus, and Petiot enjoyed the spotlight. A harrowing exploration of murder, betrayal, and evil of staggering proportions
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1970-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
King, David
Dewey number
364.152/32092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
  • portraits
  • facsimiles
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6248.P43
LC item number
K56 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Petiot, Marcel
  • Serial murderers
  • World War, 1939-1945
Label
Death in the city of light : the serial killer of Nazi-occupied Paris, David King
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [347]-357) and index
Contents
German night -- The people's doctor -- Preliminary findings -- Two witnesses -- "100,00 autopsies" -- The woman with the yellow suitcase -- "Beside a monster" -- A delivery -- Evasion -- "Goodbye arrogance" -- Sightings -- The Gestapo file -- Postcards from the other side -- Destination Argentina -- War in the shadows -- The attic -- Frustration -- Nine more -- The list -- Apocalyptic weeks -- "P.S. Destroy all my letters" -- At Saint-Mandé-Tourelle Station -- Interrogations -- Beating chance? -- The Knellers -- The Petiot Circus -- "Not in danger of death" -- Two to one -- Inside murder house -- Black fingernails -- "A taste for evil" -- The hairdresser, the makeup artist, and the adventuress -- Walkout -- Naufrageur -- The verdict -- Timbers of justice -- The loot
Control code
ocn696099199
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
416 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780307452894
Lccn
2011014412
Other physical details
ill., ports., facsims.
System control number
(OCoLC)696099199
Label
Death in the city of light : the serial killer of Nazi-occupied Paris, David King
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [347]-357) and index
Contents
German night -- The people's doctor -- Preliminary findings -- Two witnesses -- "100,00 autopsies" -- The woman with the yellow suitcase -- "Beside a monster" -- A delivery -- Evasion -- "Goodbye arrogance" -- Sightings -- The Gestapo file -- Postcards from the other side -- Destination Argentina -- War in the shadows -- The attic -- Frustration -- Nine more -- The list -- Apocalyptic weeks -- "P.S. Destroy all my letters" -- At Saint-Mandé-Tourelle Station -- Interrogations -- Beating chance? -- The Knellers -- The Petiot Circus -- "Not in danger of death" -- Two to one -- Inside murder house -- Black fingernails -- "A taste for evil" -- The hairdresser, the makeup artist, and the adventuress -- Walkout -- Naufrageur -- The verdict -- Timbers of justice -- The loot
Control code
ocn696099199
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
416 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780307452894
Lccn
2011014412
Other physical details
ill., ports., facsims.
System control number
(OCoLC)696099199

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