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    • The Killer of Little Shepherds

    • A True Crime Story and the Birth of Forensic Science
    • By: Douglas Starr
    • Narrated by: Erik Davies
    • Length: 12 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 334
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 248
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 247

    A riveting true crime story that vividly recounts the birth of modern forensics. At the end of the nineteenth century, serial murderer Joseph Vacher, known and feared as “The Killer of Little Shepherds,” terrorized the French countryside. He eluded authorities for years - until he ran up against prosecutor Emile Fourquet and Dr. Alexandre Lacassagne, the era’s most renowned criminologist.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Masterly introduction to modern forensic science

    • By Praetor on 03-30-12

    Regular price: $31.93

    • The New Yorker, December 9nd 2013 (Douglas Starr, Jeffrey Toobin, James Wood)

    • By: Douglas Starr, Jeffrey Toobin, James Wood
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 2 hrs and 15 mins
    • Highlights
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      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    "Higher Calling", by Steve Coll; "The Interview", by Douglas Starr; "Our Broken Constitution", by Jeffrey Toobin; "Why?", by James Wood; and "It’s Cold Outside", by Anthony Lane.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • 2 terrific articles

    • By Enriqueta on 12-20-13

    Regular price: $5.95