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Death's Acre

Inside the Legendary Forensic Lab the Body Farm Where the Dead Do Tell Tales

William Bass - Author

Jon Jefferson - Author

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ISBN 9781101204726 | 320 pages | 05 Oct 2004 | Berkley | 18 - AND UP
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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.

Death's Acre Foreword by Patricia Cornwall

1. The Bones of the Eaglet

2. Dead Indians and Dam Engineers

3. Bare Bones: Forensics 101

4. The Unsavory Uncle

5. The Case of the Headless Corpse

6. The Scene of the Crime

7. Death's Acre: The Body Farm Is Born

8. A Bug for Research

9. Progress and Protest

10. Fat Sam and Cadillac Joe

11. Grounded in Science

12. The Zoo Man Murders

13. Parts Unknown

14. Art Imitates Death

15. More Progress, More Protest

16. The Backyard Barbeque

17. The Not-So-Accidental Tourist

18. the Bloody Beneficiary

19. Ashes to Ashes

20. And When I Die

Appendix I: Bones of the Human Skeleton
Appendix II: Glossary of Forensic and Anthropological Terms
Acknowledgments
Index


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