Satan’s Circus: Murder, Vice, Police Corruption, and New York’s Trial of the Century


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Hardcover in publisher’s non price-clipped dust-jacket. 449 pages. Notes, Bibliography, Index. Illustrated with two pages of portrait photos and two maps. Stated first edition, first printing with full number line. The tale of Satan’s Circus, a crime ridden square mile neighborhood located in turn of the century Manhattan and the two murder trials which put Charlie Becker in the electric chair; for of the five million men and women who have served in police uniforms, he remains the only one to have been executed for murder. No previous ownership marks. A clean, square, unmarked copy. Slight bump to jacket at head of spine, albeit to tears or chips. A near fine copy in a very good dust-jacket.

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Weight 2.5 lbs


Book Author

Dash, Mike


Crown Publishers

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New York


8vo – over 7¾ – 9¾" tall

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