The Skeleton Crew

The Skeleton Crew

How Amateur Sleuths Are Solving America's Coldest Cases

Downloadable Audiobook - 2014
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The Skeleton Crew provides an entree into the gritty and tumultuous world of Sherlock Holmes-wannabes who race to beat out law enforcement-and one another-at matching missing persons with unidentified remains.In America today, upwards of forty thousand people are dead and unaccounted for. These murder, suicide, and accident victims, separated from their names, are being adopted by the bizarre online world of amateur sleuths.The Web sleuths pore over facial reconstructions and other online clues as they vie to solve cold cases and tally up personal scorecards of dead bodies. The Skeleton Crew delves into the macabre underside of the Internet, the fleeting nature of identity, and how even the most ordinary citizen with a laptop and a knack for puzzles can reinvent herself as a Web sleuth
Publisher: Made available through hoopla, 2014
[United States] : Tantor Audio : 2014
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9781494522629
1494522624
Branch Call Number: Audio Download--Adult
Characteristics: data file
digital,Digital recording
1 online resource (1 audio file (10hr., 16 min.)) : digital
Additional Contributors: Merlington, Laural
hoopla digital

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