The Doctor, the Murder, the Mystery by Barbara D'Amato
The True Story of the Dr. John Branion Murder Case

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Chronicles the experiences of Dr. Branion, who in 1968 was accused and convicted of killing his wife and who, despite the prosecution's knowledge of his innocence, endured more than twenty years of appeals and jail time before he was vindicated. Reprint.
 

About Barbara D'Amato

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Barbara D'Amato is a playwright, novelist, and crime researcher. She was born in Michigan. D'Amato held jobs as a carpenter on magic shows, assistant surgical orderly, assistant to a wild animal act, stage manager, and legal researcher. She is a past president of Sisters in Crime International and serves on the board of the Mystery Writers of America. D'Amato wrote a children's musical, The Magic of Young Houdini, and two musical comedies for adults. She was nominated for the Anthony award for her novel On My Honor and was the runner-up for the Nero Wolfe Award for the novel Hard Women. The Doctor, The Murder, The Mystery won the Anthony and Agatha Awards for Best True Crime and was used as the basis for a segment on the TV show, Unsolved Mysteries.
 
Published April 1, 1992 by Noble Pr. 319 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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In 1967 Donna Banion, wife of a wealthy black Chicago obstetrician/gynecologist, was murdered in their apartment. Mystery novelist D'Amato ( Hardball ) has done an outstanding job of re-creating the e

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In 1967 Donna Banion, wife of a wealthy black Chicago obstetrician/gynecologist, was murdered in their apartment.

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