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Once Upon A Time: A True Story of Memory, Murder and the Law by [Harry N. MacLean, Gregg Olsen, M. William Phelps]
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About the Author

HARRY N. MACLEAN is a lawyer and writer based in Denver, Colorado. He is the author of In Broad Daylight, which won an Edgar Award for Best True Crime and was a New York Times bestseller for twelve weeks; his second book, Once Upon A Time: A True Story of Memory, Murder, and the Law, was named a New York Times Notable Book of the Year; his third book, The Past Is Never Dead: The Trial of James Ford Seale and Mississippi’s Search for Redemption, was shortlisted for the William Saroyan Award, given by Stanford University. His debut novel, The Joy of Killing, published in July 1015, has been described as a “combination love story, mystery, psychological suspense and meditation on the nature and origin of violence.” --This text refers to the paperback edition.


"Once Upon A Time, A True Story of Memory, Murder and the Law," was selected as a Notable Book of the Year by the New York Times.

"Important. . . Relentless. . . A many-faceted and accomplished study. . . MacLean . . gives an account of the trial that is comprehensible yet suspenseful, enriced by his insights into the tactics and emotions of the opposing lawyers."

"Tragic. . .gripping. . . expertly crafted. . .Masterfully told." Steve Martini, author of "Compelling evidence."

"Once Upon A Time" is a well-written and meticulous account of a true human drama. . . The author's objective viewpoint in presenting these facts makes for a compelling read." Nancy Taylor Rosenberg, author of Mitigating Circumstances.

--This text refers to the paperback edition.

Product details

  • Publication Date : July 3, 2011
  • Publisher : Crime Rant Classics (July 3, 2011)
  • Language: : English
  • X-Ray : Enabled
  • ASIN : B005A8WR12
  • File Size : 18853 KB
  • Word Wise : Enabled
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN : 1512282391
  • Print Length : 565 pages
  • Enhanced Typesetting : Enabled
  • Screen Reader : Supported
  • Text-to-Speech : Not enabled
  • Lending : Enabled
  • Customer Reviews:
    3.9 out of 5 stars 111 ratings