A Terrible Thunder by Peter Hernon
The Story of the New Orleans Sniper

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On New Year's Eve in New Orleans, 1972, Mark James Essex began one of the most violent and deadly sniper attacks on policemen that any American city had ever seen.It was yet another tragic journey down the road of hatred, and before it ended one week later, hundreds of heavily armed police and a Marine Corps assault helicopter would be called to a burning downtown hotel to battle phantom gunmen who refused to surrender or to be killed.

About Peter Hernon

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Peter Hernon is Professor at Simmons College, Graduate School of Library and Information Science. He received his Ph.D. from Indiana University. Hernon is co-editor of "Library & Information Science Research", founding editor of "Government Information Quarterly", and past editor of "The Journal of Academic Librarianship". He is also author of numerous publications, including "Outcomes Assessment in Higher Education" (2004), "The Next Library Leadership" (2003), and "Assessing Service Quality" (1998).
Published February 8, 2005 by Garrett County Press. 303 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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