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  • Who Killed These Girls?: Cold Case: The Yogurt Shop Murders
    Views : 169
    Pages : 400

    by: Beverly Lowry

    Publisher: pKnopf

    Book Description

    An exhaustive examination of an unsolved 1991 murder of four teenage girls at a frozen yogurt shop in Austin, Texas.

    The girls had all been shot, their bodies were incinerated at the back of the shop, and one or more of them was raped. For years, Austin police and prosecutors investigated relentlessly without arrests, while the famili ... more

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    2016-10-11

    ISBN-10: 0307594114

    ISBN-13: 9780307594112

    Language: English

  • Crossed Over: A Murder, a Memoir
    Views : 235
    Pages : 245

    by: Beverly Lowry

    Publisher: pKnopf

    Book Description

     Novelist Lowry (Breaking Gentle, 1988, etc.) delivers a stunning work of nonfiction, charting the growth of a strange but healing intimacy between herself and a young woman prisoner sentenced to die for a gruesome murder. In 1988, Lowry was still in the state of numbness that had arisen four years earlier when her 17-year-old son Pete ... more

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    1992-08-04

    ISBN-10: 0679411844

    ISBN-13: 9780679411840

    Language: English

  • Her Dream of Dreams: The Rise and Triumph of Madam C. J. Walker
    Views : 478
    Pages : 496

    by: Beverly Lowry

    Publisher: pKnopf

    Book Description

    Lively, literate biography of the incredible Sarah Breedlove, who rose from perfect poverty to create her own hair-care business and build a mansion on the Hudson.

    “There has never been anyone like her,” declares novelist Lowry (The Track of Real Desires, 1994, etc.; Creative Nonfiction/George Mason Univ.) of the African-America ... more

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    2003-04-22

    ISBN-10: 0679446427

    ISBN-13: 9780679446422

    Language: English

  • Harriet Tubman: Imagining a Life
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    Pages : 432

    by: Beverly Lowry

    Publisher: pDoubleday

    Book Description

    A speculative biography, told mostly through imagined scenes, of the Underground Railroad’s most famous conductor.

    Tubman (c. 1819–1913) never learned to read or write; her memories have all been recorded and interpreted by others. Lowry (Creative Nonfiction/George Mason Univ.; Her Dream of Dreams, 2003, etc.) deals with the doc ... more

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    2007-06-12

    ISBN-10: 0385502915

    ISBN-13: 9780385502917

    Language: English