The Resource A death in White Bear Lake : the true chronicle of an all-American town, Barry Siegel, (electronic resource)

A death in White Bear Lake : the true chronicle of an all-American town, Barry Siegel, (electronic resource)

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A death in White Bear Lake : the true chronicle of an all-American town
Title
A death in White Bear Lake
Title remainder
the true chronicle of an all-American town
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Barry Siegel
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eng
Summary
In 1962, Jerry Sherwood gave up her newborn son, Dennis, for adoption. Twenty years later, she set out to find him-only to discover he had died before his fourth birthday. The immediate cause was peritonitis, but the coroner had never decided the mode of death, writing "deferred" rather than indicate accident, natural causes, or homicide. This he did even though the autopsy photos showed Dennis covered from head to toe in ugly bruises, his clenched fists and twisted facial expression suggesting he had died writhing in pain. Harold and Lois Jurgens, a middle-class, churchgoing couple in picturesque White Bear Lake, Minnesota, had adopted Dennis and five other foster children. To all appearances, they were a normal midwestern family, but Jerry suspected that something sinister had happened in the Jurgens household. She demanded to know the truth about her son's death. Why did authorities dismiss evidence that marked Dennis as an endangered child? Could Lois Jurgens's brother, a local police lieutenant, have interfered in the investigation? And most disturbing of all, why had so many people who'd witnessed Lois's brutal treatment of her children stay silent for so long? Determined to find answers, local detectives and prosecutors rebuilt the case brick by brick, finally exposing the shocking truth behind a nightmare in suburbia
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Midwest
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Siegel, Barry
Dewey number
364.1/523/0977658
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Murder
  • Child abuse
  • Adopted children
  • Electronic books
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adult
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A death in White Bear Lake : the true chronicle of an all-American town, Barry Siegel, (electronic resource)
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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MWT11959455
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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9781504047562
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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MWT11959455
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remote
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11959455
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
A death in White Bear Lake : the true chronicle of an all-American town, Barry Siegel, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11959455
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781504047562
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11959455
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11959455
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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