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- DescriptionWarning! What you are about to read is true ...and t for the faint of heart, as the crime stories collected here detail the most disturbing chapters of Alberta history. Chronicled in these pages are many of the province's most torious killers and outlaws from the past century: train robbers, a homicidal hired hand, prisoners of war, cannibals, kidnappers, and more. Witness the moment when Peter Pocklington has a .357 magnum held to his head. Be there when Wiebo Ludwig terrorises rth-western Alberta ...when a Lethbridge city councillor fabricates a story of being stalked, drugged, abducted, and sexually assaulted ...when four RCMP officers are gunned down at Mayerthorpe. From back alleys to bedrooms to the gallows, these accounts cover everything from Alberta's largest mass execution to recent headline-making cases. Shocking, appalling ...and true.
- Author BiographyRyan Cormier is a reported with the Edmonton Journal and spent five years on the crime desk before going on field assignment in Afghanistan. He currently reports on court and legal affairs.
- Author(s)Ryan Cormier
- PublisherUniversity of Regina Press
- Date of Publication03/09/2013
- SubjectTrue Crime
- Place of PublicationRegina
- Country of PublicationCanada
- ImprintUniversity of Regina Press
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- Weight280 g
- Width127 mm
- Height203 mm
- Spine18 mm
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