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    • Damnation Island

    • Poor, Sick, Mad, and Criminal in 19th-Century New York
    • By: Stacy Horn
    • Narrated by: Pam Ward
    • Length: 10 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 23

    Today it is known as Roosevelt Island. In 1828, when New York City purchased this narrow, two-mile-long island in the East River, it was called Blackwell's Island. There, over the next hundred years, the city would build a lunatic asylum, prison, hospital, workhouse, and almshouse. Stacy Horn has crafted a compelling and chilling narrative told through the stories of the poor souls sent to Blackwell's, as well as the period's city officials, reformers, and journalists (including the famous Nellie Bly). Damnation Island re-creates what daily life was like on the island....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating!

    • By tamborine on 08-06-18
    • Poor, Sick, Mad, and Criminal in 19th-Century New York
    • By: Stacy Horn
    • Narrated by: Pam Ward
    • Length: 10 hrs and 11 mins
    • Release date: 05-15-18
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 29 ratings

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Restless Sleep

    • Inside New York City’s Cold Case Squad
    • By: Stacy Horn
    • Narrated by: Eliza Foss
    • Length: 11 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 53
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 27
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 27

    Stacy Horn sheds light on the dark world of the NYPD’s real-life Cold Case Squad—a special command of detectives who take on the homicide cases that remain unsolved after their initial period of investigation. Those who comprise its ranks are often characterized as misfits and lone wolves—but brilliant ones, to be sure. Here, their fascinating and deeply troubling stories of cases closed—and others that remain open—are conveyed in chilling detail.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Haunting

    • By Ellen on 10-25-10
    • Inside New York City’s Cold Case Squad
    • By: Stacy Horn
    • Narrated by: Eliza Foss
    • Length: 11 hrs and 21 mins
    • Release date: 06-11-10
    • 3.5 out of 5 stars 53 ratings

    Regular price: $27.99