Perfect Murder, Perfect Town : The Uncensored Story of the JonBenet Murder and the Grand Jury's Search for the Final Truth

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In Perfect Murder, Perfect Town, Lawrence Schiller thoroughly recreates every aspect of the complex case of the death of JonBenét Ramsey. A brilliant portrait of an inscrutable family thrust under the spotlight of public suspicion and an affluent, tranquil city torn apart by a crime it couldn't handle, Perfect Murder, Perfect Town uncovers the mysteries that have bewildered the nation.

  • Why were the Ramseys, the targets of the investigation, able to control the direction of the police inquiry?

  • Can the key to the murder be found in the pen and writing pad used for the ransom note?

  • Was it possible for an intruder to have killed JonBenét?

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Lawrence Schiller ranks among our greatest investigative journalists. In addition to his bestselling books, he has written for the New Yorker and other major publications. For many years he has appeared as an on-air consultant for the ABC and NBC networks. He lives in Los Angeles.

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Like Norman Mailer's The Executioner's Song and Truman Capote's In Cold Blood, Schiller's Perfect Murder, Perfect Town will... be considered a... classic".

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"Like Norman Mailer's "The Executioner's Song" and Truman Capote's "In Cold Blood, " Schiller's "Perfect Murder, Perfect Town" will . . . be considered a . . . classic."-- "Fort Worth Star-Telegram""The most detailed . . . account of the mysterious killing of 6-year-old Colorado beauty queen JonBen?t Ramsey."-- "Boston Herald""Thorough and nonjudgmental. In this study of the JonBen?t case, Schiller shows that, despite all the questions raised about the quality of the investigation, this may be one murder that no one could have solved." -- "Tampa Tribune-Times""Provocative."-- "Atlanta Journal Constitution" "The story that Schiller tells sets the crime scene, identifies the cast and escorts readers along the twisting path of the investigation."-- "New York Daily News""Anyone looking for a true-crime book that is not only informative--and frightening--will find a winner in "Perfect Murder, Perfect Town"?."-- "Detroit News/Free Press""Impressive. . . . "Perfect Murder" is an avalanche of information with details galore. . . . Provides all that readers could want to know about the JonBen?t killing and investigation. . . . Admirably objective . . . one of the nation's most vexing unsolved murders."-- "Rocky Mountain News""An encyclopedic reconstruction of the investigation." --"International Herald Tribune""Satisfying--and chilling."-- "San Jose Mercury News"

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