David DeKok
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David DeKok

David DeKok writes non-fiction books about crises in small American towns and the people who live in them. He has written two books about the Centralia (Pa.) mine fire, Unseen Danger and Fire Underground, and one about a deadly typhoid epidemic in 1903 that devastated Ithaca, New York, and Cornell University. His most recent book, Murder in the Stacks, is about the murder in the Penn State library in 1969 of a young woman from his hometown, Betsy Aardsma. He lives in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and is a correspondent for Reuters.

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    • Fire Underground

    • The Ongoing Tragedy Of The Centralia Mine Fire
    • By: David DeKok
    • Narrated by: Eddie Frierson
    • Length: 14 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
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    How an underground fire turned a Pennsylvania community into a ghost town....

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    • A town slams its head against the wall for 30 year

    • By Reggie on 01-07-19

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    • Murder in the Stacks

    • Penn State, Betsy Aardsma, and the Killer Who Got Away
    • By: David DeKok
    • Narrated by: Eddie Frierson
    • Length: 15 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
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    On the day after Thanksgiving in 1969, Betsy Aardsma, a 22-year-old graduate student in English at Penn State University, was stabbed to death in the stacks of Pattee Library....

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    • By Eddie38 on 11-11-15

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