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The Beautiful Cigar Girl: Mary Rogers, Edgar Allan Poe, and the Invention of Murder
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher E P Dutton
Publication date October 5, 2006
Pages 326
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780525949817
ISBN-10 052594981X
Dimensions 1 by 6.50 by 9.25 in.
Weight 1.15 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $25.95
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Summary
Traces the July 1841 murder investigation into a twenty-year-old saleswoman whose demise was marked by sensational media coverage and the debut of Edgar Allen Poe, whose short stories 'The Murders in the Rue Morgue' and 'The Mystery of Marie Roget' associated him with the crime. By the author of Teller of Tales.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Traces the July 1841 murder investigation into a twenty-year-old saleswoman whose demise was marked by sensational media coverage and the debut of Edgar Allen Poe, whose short stories "The Murders in the Rue Morgue" and "The Mystery of Marie Roget" associated him with the crime. By the author of Teller of Tales.

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from E P Dutton (October 5, 2006)
9780525949817 | details & prices | 326 pages | 6.50 × 9.25 × 1.00 in. | 1.15 lbs | List price $25.95
About: Traces the July 1841 murder investigation that was marked by sensational media coverage and the debut of Edgar Allen Poe, whose short stories 'The Murders in the Rue Morgue' and 'The Mystery of Marie Roget' associated him with the crime.
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Reprint edition from Berkley Pub Group (December 4, 2007)
9780425217825 | details & prices | 386 pages | 5.25 × 8.00 × 1.00 in. | 0.70 lbs | List price $21.00
About: Traces the July 1841 murder investigation into a twenty-year-old saleswoman whose demise was marked by sensational media coverage and the debut of Edgar Allen Poe, whose short stories 'The Murders in the Rue Morgue' and 'The Mystery of Marie Roget' associated him with the crime.

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