THE WORLD'S WORST WOMEN (Of the Twentieth Century)

Author: O'Donnell (Bernard)
Year: 1953
Publisher: W.H. Allen
Edition Details: 1st Edn.
Book Condition: Vg.
Price: 10.00
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Hardback. The author describes the careers of a dozen 20th-century women of different nationalities whose wickedness seems almost unbelievable. Mrs. Belle Gunness, for instance, murdered over 20 people and was, ironically, herself murdered and buried in her own garden cemetery. Vera Renczi, a Rumanian, killed two husbands, one son and 32 lovers. Martha Wise poisoned 17 relations. Marie Becker, a Belgian nurse, killed 11 patients and made 5 unsuccessful murder attempts in addition. Dr. Zeo Zoe Wilson killed 6 husbands. Also includes Ruth Snyder, "Chicago May", Ilse Koch etc. Illus. 208pp. 8vo. h/back. From the library of true crime writer, Wilfred Gregg, with his personal b/plate. With tiny 'Foyles' label to fpd, Lightly browned edges and eps, sunned sp. Vg.

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