Dead Reckoning: The New Science of Catching Killers

3.99 avg rating
( 619 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780684852713: Dead Reckoning: The New Science of Catching Killers
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

For most people, the forensic sciences are something reported on the news when a crime is solved through Dna evidence, or used as a plot twist for television shows. But behind the crime-scene tape and the doors of the morgue is a world never seen by the public. Now famed pathologist and medical examiner Dr. Michael Baden and award-winning writer Marion Roach take readers into the laboratory, above the autopsy table, onto the witness stand and out in the field to show how advances in forensic science can solve crucial questions in a criminal case, often with startling accuracy.
Baden and Roach reveal how a key clue to the killer of Nicole Brown Simpson was lost when her body was moved to the morgue, and why the JonBenet Ramsey case can never be solved. They show how no clue is too small to be analyzed and no case too old to be reopened. Full of behind-the-scenes drama and surprising revelations, Dead Reckoning is a fascinating look at how forensic science is changing the way we convict the guilty and free the innocent.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Product Description:

Title: Dead Reckoning( The New Science of Catching Killers) <>Binding: Paperback <>Author: MichaelBaden <>Publisher: Simon&Schuster

Review:

Vernon J. Geberth, M.S., M.P.S. author of "Practical Homicide Investigation: Tactics, Procedures, and Forensic Techniques" (3rd edition) "Dead Reckoning" is a must-read for anyone who has a passionate enthusiasm for forensic science and its application to the investigative process. A captivating read.

Tracy Kidder This book is about the work of one of our era's foremost forensic pathologists. It is a fascinating window into the world of the medical detective.

Patricia Cornwell If you've ever wanted to explore the mind of a brilliant chief medical examiner and wander through the secret rooms of the morgue with their gleaming stainless steel tables and tragic tales of naked truth, this is your chance. Dr. Baden is honest, relentless -- simply one of the best!

Kathy Reichs author of "Deadly Decisions" Candid as a Y-incision. "Dead Reckoning" describes forensic science in vivid, living color.

William Kennedy Marion Roach and Michael Baden have written a genuinely fascinating and entertaining book of tales that reveal just how garrulous the dead really are. This is the most fun you'll ever have in the morgue.

Jeffrey Toobin author of "Too Close to Call: The 36-Day Battle to Decide the 2000 Election" Yuck! Gross! But, especially, gee whiz! Michael Baden can make dead bodies say more than most talk-show guests. "Dead Reckoning" is a completely fascinating study of modern pathology, and Baden-on-autopsies never fails to astonish, educate, and (I swear) entertain.

Ann Rule author of "And Never Let Her Go" and "The Stranger Beside Me" Few readers know what a medical examiner's world is really like. Now they will. The secrets of the dead and the way Dr. Baden discovers them taught me so much that I never knew -- even after decades as a true crime writer. "Dead Reckoning" is like no other book you've ever read. Intensely readable! Marvelous!

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Michael M. Baden
Published by Simon and Schuster Ltd (2002)
ISBN 10: 0684852713 ISBN 13: 9780684852713
New Quantity Available: > 20
Print on Demand
Seller:
Pbshop
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Simon and Schuster Ltd, 2002. PAP. Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. THIS BOOK IS PRINTED ON DEMAND. Established seller since 2000. Seller Inventory # IQ-9780684852713

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
9.92
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.04
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

2.

Baden, Michael
Published by Simon & Schuster 9/4/2002 (2002)
ISBN 10: 0684852713 ISBN 13: 9780684852713
New Paperback or Softback Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
BargainBookStores
(Grand Rapids, MI, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Simon & Schuster 9/4/2002, 2002. Paperback or Softback. Condition: New. Dead Reckoning: The New Science of Catching Killers. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS-9780684852713

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
13.78
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

3.

Michael M. Baden, Marion Reach
Published by Simon Schuster Ltd, United Kingdom (2002)
ISBN 10: 0684852713 ISBN 13: 9780684852713
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Print on Demand
Seller:
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Simon Schuster Ltd, United Kingdom, 2002. Paperback. Condition: New. Reprint. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.For most people, the forensic sciences are something reported on the news when a crime is solved through DNA evidence, or used as a plot twist for television shows. But behind the crime-scene tape and the doors of the morgue is a world never seen by the public. Now famed pathologist and medical examiner Dr. Michael Baden and award-winning writer Marion Roach take readers into the laboratory, above the autopsy table, onto the witness stand and out in the field to show how advances in forensic science can solve crucial questions in a criminal case, often with startling accuracy. Baden and Roach reveal how a key clue to the killer of Nicole Brown Simpson was lost when her body was moved to the morgue, and why the JonBenet Ramsey case can never be solved. They show how no clue is too small to be analyzed and no case too old to be reopened. Full of behind-the-scenes drama and surprising revelations, Dead Reckoning is a fascinating look at how forensic science is changing the way we convict the guilty and free the innocent. Seller Inventory # APC9780684852713

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
14.86
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

4.

Michael M. Baden, Marion Reach
Published by Simon Schuster Ltd, United Kingdom (2002)
ISBN 10: 0684852713 ISBN 13: 9780684852713
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Print on Demand
Seller:
Book Depository International
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Simon Schuster Ltd, United Kingdom, 2002. Paperback. Condition: New. Reprint. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. For most people, the forensic sciences are something reported on the news when a crime is solved through DNA evidence, or used as a plot twist for television shows. But behind the crime-scene tape and the doors of the morgue is a world never seen by the public. Now famed pathologist and medical examiner Dr. Michael Baden and award-winning writer Marion Roach take readers into the laboratory, above the autopsy table, onto the witness stand and out in the field to show how advances in forensic science can solve crucial questions in a criminal case, often with startling accuracy. Baden and Roach reveal how a key clue to the killer of Nicole Brown Simpson was lost when her body was moved to the morgue, and why the JonBenet Ramsey case can never be solved. They show how no clue is too small to be analyzed and no case too old to be reopened. Full of behind-the-scenes drama and surprising revelations, Dead Reckoning is a fascinating look at how forensic science is changing the way we convict the guilty and free the innocent. Seller Inventory # APC9780684852713

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
15.18
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

5.

Marion Roach
Published by Simon & Schuster
ISBN 10: 0684852713 ISBN 13: 9780684852713
New Paperback Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
BuySomeBooks
(Las Vegas, NV, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Simon & Schuster. Paperback. Condition: New. 288 pages. Dimensions: 8.3in. x 5.5in. x 0.8in.For most people, the forensic sciences are something reported on the news when a crime is solved through DNA evidence, or used as a plot twist for television shows. But behind the crime-scene tape and the doors of the morgue is a world never seen by the public. Now famed pathologist and medical examiner Dr. Michael Baden and award-winning writer Marion Roach take readers into the laboratory, above the autopsy table, onto the witness stand and out in the field to show how advances in forensic science can solve crucial questions in a criminal case, often with startling accuracy. Baden and Roach reveal how a key clue to the killer of Nicole Brown Simpson was lost when her body was moved to the morgue, and why the JonBenet Ramsey case can never be solved. They show how no clue is too small to be analyzed and no case too old to be reopened. Full of behind-the-scenes drama and surprising revelations, Dead Reckoning is a fascinating look at how forensic science is changing the way we convict the guilty and free the innocent. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Seller Inventory # 9780684852713

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
16.16
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

6.

Michael M.D. Baden, Marion Roach
Published by Simon & Schuster (2002)
ISBN 10: 0684852713 ISBN 13: 9780684852713
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Simon & Schuster, 2002. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0684852713

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
14.11
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.04
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

7.

Michael M. Baden, Marion Reach
Published by Simon Schuster Ltd, United Kingdom (2002)
ISBN 10: 0684852713 ISBN 13: 9780684852713
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
Book Depository hard to find
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Simon Schuster Ltd, United Kingdom, 2002. Paperback. Condition: New. Reprint. Language: English . This book usually ship within 10-15 business days and we will endeavor to dispatch orders quicker than this where possible. Brand New Book. For most people, the forensic sciences are something reported on the news when a crime is solved through DNA evidence, or used as a plot twist for television shows. But behind the crime-scene tape and the doors of the morgue is a world never seen by the public. Now famed pathologist and medical examiner Dr. Michael Baden and award-winning writer Marion Roach take readers into the laboratory, above the autopsy table, onto the witness stand and out in the field to show how advances in forensic science can solve crucial questions in a criminal case, often with startling accuracy. Baden and Roach reveal how a key clue to the killer of Nicole Brown Simpson was lost when her body was moved to the morgue, and why the JonBenet Ramsey case can never be solved. They show how no clue is too small to be analyzed and no case too old to be reopened. Full of behind-the-scenes drama and surprising revelations, Dead Reckoning is a fascinating look at how forensic science is changing the way we convict the guilty and free the innocent. Seller Inventory # LIE9780684852713

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
18.15
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

8.

Michael M. Baden
Published by Simon and Schuster Ltd (2002)
ISBN 10: 0684852713 ISBN 13: 9780684852713
New Quantity Available: > 20
Print on Demand
Seller:
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Simon and Schuster Ltd, 2002. PAP. Condition: New. New Book. Delivered from our UK warehouse in 4 to 14 business days. THIS BOOK IS PRINTED ON DEMAND. Established seller since 2000. Seller Inventory # IQ-9780684852713

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
10.93
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 9
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

9.

Baden, Michael
Published by Simon & Schuster (2016)
ISBN 10: 0684852713 ISBN 13: 9780684852713
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Print on Demand
Seller:
Ria Christie Collections
(Uxbridge, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Simon & Schuster, 2016. Paperback. Condition: New. PRINT ON DEMAND Book; New; Publication Year 2016; Not Signed; Fast Shipping from the UK. No. book. Seller Inventory # ria9780684852713_lsuk

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
16.29
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.87
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

10.

Baden, Michael M.D.; Roach, Marion
Published by Simon & Schuster
ISBN 10: 0684852713 ISBN 13: 9780684852713
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
Russell Books
(Victoria, BC, Canada)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Simon & Schuster. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 0684852713 Special order direct from the distributor. Seller Inventory # ING9780684852713

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
14.88
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 5.32
From Canada to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book