Writer, Lawrence Schiller, reveals the uncensored story of the events that unfolded on Chirstmas night of 1996 and the unthinkable damage suffered by a community in the aftermath. This account attempts to answer the question: what happened in the town of Boulder, Colorado, on that night?
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The murder of six-year-old JonBenét Ramsey on Christmas night in 1996 inspired sensational headlines throughout the nation--and plunged idyllic Boulder, Colorado's justice system into an ongoing nightmare. In Perfect Murder, Perfect Town, bestselling author Lawrence Schiller explores both the child's mysterious death and the exhaustive, yet often mishandled, investigation that has, in the two years since the crime, failed to produce either a plausible scenario or a killer. The more that was discovered about the crime, the less likelihood there seemed of tying all the evidence into a single theory that fit the murder scene. Meanwhile, conflicting agendas and personalities within the Boulder police department, the district attorney's office and the sheriff's office escalated a war that has all but eroded the picture-postcard image of liberal, laid-back Boulder.
Schiller has a knack for distilling context and meaning from violent crime. He partnered with Norman Mailer on the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Executioner's Song and was O.J. Simpson's choice of confidante for I Want to Tell You. (From there, he went on to write the definitive story of the Simpson defence, American Tragedy.) For Perfect Murder, Perfect Town, Schiller and researcher Charles Brennan conducted more than 500 interviews, examining the exculpatory evidence from every conceivable point of view to create a fascinating portrait of what happens when tragedy strikes in paradise. There are no easy answers, no simple outs; the murder of JonBenét Ramsey remains unsolved. --Patrizia DiLucchio
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Book Description Harpercollins, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1st. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0060191538
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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers, 1999. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Nothing reported about this case can possibly prepare the reader for the revelations in this book; the untold story of the investigation into the death of JonBenet Ramsey. The setting is Boulder, Colorado, a town of 90,000 people that sits at the foot of the Rocky Mountains. There lies the story of what really happened to "Little Miss Colorado", told not only in frightful detail, but in the words of those witnesses, investigators, prosecutors and lawyers as they struggled to unravel the events of December 26, 1996.Based on hundreds of exclusive interviews conducted by Schiller and Charles Brennan of the Rocky Mountain News, Lawrence Schiller's book draws the reader deep within the inner circle of the investigators, their confidantes, the city, and the Ramseys themselves, as he not only engages the reader with the details of the murder and its aftermath, but with the his tory of Boulder and its philosophy that has manifested itself in this case. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0060191538
Book Description HarperCollins Publishers, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0060191538
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