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Oscar Slater murder story

new light on a classic miscarriage of justice

by Richard Whittington-Egan

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Published by Neil Wilson in Glasgow .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scotland,
  • Glasgow
    • Subjects:
    • Slater, Oscar, 1872-1948.,
    • Gilchrist, Marion, 1826-1908.,
    • Murder -- Scotland -- Glasgow -- Case studies.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementRichard Whittington-Egan.
      GenreCase studies.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV6535.S33 G539 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 339 p. :
      Number of Pages339
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4009050M
      ISBN 101897784880
      LC Control Number2001369103
      OCLC/WorldCa47823926


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