Memphis Murder & Mayhem

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With its alluring hospitality, legendary cuisine and transcendent music, Memphis is truly a quintessential Southern city. But lurking behind the barbeque and blue suede shoes is a dark history checkered with violence and disarray. Revisit the mass murder of 1866 that took more than fifty lives, the infamous Alice Mitchell case of the 1890s and a string of unthinkable twentieth-century sins. Author and lifelong Memphian Teresa Simpson explores some of the River City's most menacing crimes and notorious characters in this riveting ride back through the centuries.
ISBN: 9781596295216
Format: Paperback
Publisher: The History Press
State: Tennessee
Series: Murder & Mayhem
Images: 29
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.25 (w) x 9.375 (h)
Teresa R. Simpson was born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee, where she lives with her husband and children. As a freelance writer, she has written numerous articles on her hometown for, as well as articles and essays on a variety of subjects for other print and online publications. Teresa is also the author of The Everything Baby Sign Language Book, published by Adams Media in 2008.