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Death Row

Profiles of People Who Face the Ultimate Penalty

by Xavier Waterkeyn



ISBN:9781741103878
Format:Softcover
Page Extent:208 pages
Book Size:234 x 155 x 17 mm (Height x Width x Depth)

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Capital punishment and the death sentence past and present

Capital punishment and the death sentence have been with humans since before the beginning of history. In the modern world the death penalty is still very popular. Starting with the Baby Farmers in inner Sydney at the turn of the last century, through to the Christie murders at 10 Rillington Place in England and the recent sniper murders in the US, Death Row takes the reader through dozens of fascinating case studies of people who have been put on Death Row, including: Ruth Ellis - Ted Bundy - Timothy McVeigh - The Washington Snipers - Van Nguyen


About the Author

Xavier Waterkeyn

Xavier Waterkeyn eclectic background includes photography, directing documentaries, scriptwriting, editing and marketing. He the author of, collaborator in and editor of a number of literary projects that span the full range of genres from children to adult in both fiction and non-fiction, such as Where Bin Laden?, Air and Space Disasters of the World, The Gabriel Method and Superstitions. His latest project, in partnership with the brilliant illustrator, Daniel Lalic, is Where Elvis?