Death's Acre by bill bass
Inside the Legendary Forensic Lab, The Body Farm, Where the Dead Do Tell Tales (includes 16 pages of B&W photos)

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Dr. Bill Bass, one of the world's leading forensic anthropologists, gained international attention when he built a forensic lab like no other: The Body Farm. Now, this master scientist unlocks the gates of his lab to reveal his most intriguing cases-and to revisit the Lindbergh kidnapping and murder, fifty years after the fact.
 

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Dr. Bill Bass, a legend in forensic circles, has assisted with hundreds of cases for the FBI and numerous other law-enforcement agencies. He created the world's first laboratory devoted to human decomposition: the University of Tennessee's Anthropology Research Facility. He has written or coauthored more than two hundred scientific publications, many based on murder cases and other mysteries he has helped to prosecute or solve. A gifted teacher, he has been named National Professor of the Year by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education. Jon Jefferson is a veteran journalist, science writer, and documentary filmmaker. His writing has been featured by The New York Times, Newsweek, USA Today, and Popular Science.
 
Published October 5, 2004 by Berkley. 320 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Political & Social Sciences, Education & Reference, Professional & Technical, Science & Math, Law & Philosophy, Crime. Non-fiction

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In this memoir, Bass, a premier forensic anthropologist, recounts how a life spent studying dead bodies led to the creation of "The Anthropolgy Research Facility" (aka the Body Farm), a plo

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In this memoir, Bass, a premier forensic anthropologist, recounts how a life spent studying dead bodies led to the creation of "The Anthropolgy Research Facility" (aka the Body Farm), a plot of land near the University of Tennessee Medical Center where Bass and his colleagues monitor the decompos...

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Entertainment Weekly

The stippling on that GSW indicates an execution-style shot.) But there's still room for amateur sleuths to learn a few things from Dr. Bill Bass, the forensic anthropologist who started the University of Tennessee research facility affectionately known as ''the Body Farm.'' In Death's Acre, an a...

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But it is compelling, as detailed by Dr. Bill Bass and co-author Jon Jefferson in Beyond the Body Farm.

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Gather Books

A few weeks ago I heard legendary forensic anthropologist Dr. Bill Bass and his writing partner, Jon Jefferson, give a talk about their latest novel, "The Devil's Bones," which as the title suggests, is about death, bones and fire.As far as subject matter goes, a book couldn't be more authentic, ...

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