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Murder in Little Egypt
by Darcy O'Brien




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Fusing the narrative power of an award-winning novelist and the detailed research of an experienced investigator, author Darcy O'Brien unfolds the story of Dr. John Dale Cavaness, the southern Illinois physician and surgeon charged with the murder of his son Sean in December 1984. Outraged by the arrest of the skilled medical practitioner who selflessly attended to their needs, the people of Little Egypt, as the natives call their region, rose to his defense._x000D_ _x000D_ In the subsequent trial, however, a radically different, disquieting portrait of Dr. Cavaness would emerge. As more and more grisly details of the Cavaness case come to stark Midwestern light in O'Brien's chilling account, so too does the hidden, gothic underside of rural America and its heritage of violence and blood.

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Overview

Fusing the narrative power of an award-winning novelist and the detailed research of an experienced investigator, author Darcy O'Brien unfolds the story of Dr. John Dale Cavaness, the southern Illinois physician and surgeon charged with the murder of his son Sean in December 1984. Outraged by the arrest of the skilled medical practitioner who selflessly attended to their needs, the people of Little Egypt, as the natives call their region, rose to his defense._x000D_ _x000D_ In the subsequent trial, however, a radically different, disquieting portrait of Dr. Cavaness would emerge. As more and more grisly details of the Cavaness case come to stark Midwestern light in O'Brien's chilling account, so too does the hidden, gothic underside of rural America and its heritage of violence and blood.

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9781938582226
  • ISBN-10: 1938582225
  • Publisher: Premier Digital Publishing
  • Publish Date: May 2013


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