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“With the meticulous attention to detail of a historian and a storyteller’s eye for human drama, Bernstein shines a beam of truth on a forgotten American tragedy. Heartbreaking and riveting.”

---Gregg Olsen, New York Times best-selling author of Starvation Heights

“A chilling and historic character study of the unfathomable suffering that desperation and fury, once unleashed inside a twisted mind, can wreak on a small town. Contemporary mass murderers Timothy McVeigh, Columbine’s Dylan Klebold, and Virginia Tech’s Seung-Hui Cho can each trace their horrific genealogy of terror to one man: Bath school bomber Andrew Kehoe.”

---Mardi Link, author of When Evil Came to Good Hart

 

On May 18, 1927, the small town of Bath, Michigan, was forever changed when Andrew Kehoe set off a cache of explosives concealed in the basement of the local school. Thirty-eight children and six adults were dead, among them Kehoe, who had literally blown himself to bits by setting off a dynamite charge in his car. The next day, on Kehoe’s farm, what was left of his wife---burned beyond recognition after Kehoe set his property and buildings ablaze---was found tied to a handcart, her skull crushed. With seemingly endless stories of school violence and suicide bombers filling today’s headlines, Bath Massacre serves as a reminder that terrorism and large-scale murder are nothing new.

GENRE
Essais et sciences humaines
SORTIE
2009
11 décembre
LANGUE
EN
Anglais
LONGUEUR
216
Pages
ÉDITEUR
University of Michigan Press
TAILLE
1.9
Mo

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