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A woman's corpse lies hidden in a cave in the mountains of East Tennessee. Undiscovered for thirty years, her body has been transformed into a near-perfect mummy. Clueless, the local police enlist the help of Dr Bill Brockton, renowned anthropologist and founder of the University of Tennessee's Anthropology Research Facility - the Body Farm - where human corpses are left to the elements, and every manner of decay is fully explored for the sake of science and the cause of justice. The body has been found in Cooke County, a remote community that's clannish, insular and distrustful of outsiders. When Brockton's autopsy discloses an explosive secret, old wounds are reopened and feuds rekindled. As the powerful and uncooperative sheriff and his inept deputy threaten to derail Brockton's investigations, even Brockton, after years surrounded by death and decay, is baffled by this case unfolding in a unique environment, where nothing is quite what it seems.
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9780061121272 | Large print edition (Harpercollins, April 1, 2007), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: A woman's corpse lies hidden in a cave in the mountains of East Tennessee.

Miscellaneous:

9780061804885 | Harpercollins, October 13, 2009, cover price $7.99

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9781847247728 | Gardners Books, April 2, 2009, cover price $13.30

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9780061854392 | Harpercollins, October 13, 2009, cover price $10.99

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The forensic anthropologist author of Death's Acre tracks the field's increasing sophistication as reflected by a cross-section of cases throughout the writer's career, in an account that describes such newer technologies as DNA processing, electron microscopy, and MRI while reopening past cases in which new developments proved pivotal. (True Crime)
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9780061366987 | Lgr edition (Harpercollins, October 2, 2007), cover price $25.95 | About this edition: The forensic anthropologist author of Death's Acre tracks the field's increasing sophistication as reflected by a cross-section of cases throughout the writer's career, in an account that describes such newer technologies as DNA processing, electron microscopy, and MRI while reopening past cases in which new developments proved pivotal.

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The founder of the Body Farm, the only laboratory devoted to the study of human composition, Dr. Bill Brockton is staggered by what he discovers about an unusual corpse--an almost perfectly preserved mummy discovered in East Tennessee's mountainous Cooke County. 50,000 first printing.
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9780060759810 | William Morrow & Co, February 1, 2006, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The founder of the Body Farm, the only laboratory devoted to the study of human decomposition, Dr.

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A leading forensic anthropologist traces his sometimes grisly work at his Tennessee 'body farm' lab and cites his contributions to the investigations of several murder cases as well as his theories about such famous cases as the Lindbergh kidnapping and the mystery of the headless corpse. Reprint.
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9780399151347, titled "Death's Acre: Inside the Legendary Forensic Lab/the Body Farm/Where the Dead Do Tell Tales" | Putnam Pub Group, October 1, 2003, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: A forensic anthropologist traces his work at his Tennessee 'body farm' lab and cites his contributions to the investigations of several murder cases, as well as his theories about such famous cases as the Lindbergh kidnapping.

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9780425198322 | Reprint edition (Berkley Pub Group, September 1, 2004), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: A forensic anthropologist traces his work at his Tennessee 'body farm' lab and cites his contributions to the investigations of several murder cases, as well as his theories about such famous cases as the Lindbergh kidnapping.

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This is a fascinating and intriguing chronicle of a visionary scientist who has inspired his peers and who has helped shape the art of forensic investigation into the remarkable science it is today.
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9780316725279 | Gardners Books, January 22, 2004, cover price $29.90 | About this edition: This is a fascinating and intriguing chronicle of a visionary scientist who has inspired his peers and who has helped shape the art of forensic investigation into the remarkable science it is today.

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A leading forensic anthropologist traces his sometimes grisly work at his Tennessee 'body farm' lab and cites his contributions to the investigations of several murder cases as well as his theories about such famous cases as the Lindbergh kidnapping and the mystery of the headless corpse. 50,000 first printing.
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9780743534017 | Abridged edition (Simon & Schuster Audioworks, October 1, 2003), cover price $26.00 | About this edition: A forensic anthropologist traces his work at his Tennessee 'body farm' lab and cites his contributions to the investigations of several murder cases, as well as his theories about such famous cases as the Lindbergh kidnapping.

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A leading forensic anthropologist traces his sometimes grisly work at his Tennessee 'body farm' lab and cites his contributions to the investigations of several murder cases as well as his theories about such famous cases as the Lindbergh kidnapping and the mystery of the headless corpse. 50,000 first printing.
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9780743534024 | Abridged edition (Simon & Schuster Audioworks, October 1, 2003), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: A forensic anthropologist traces his work at his Tennessee 'body farm' lab and cites his contributions to the investigations of several murder cases, as well as his theories about such famous cases as the Lindbergh kidnapping.

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