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    DescriptionJust because you don't have all the tools and training of a full-time medical examiner doesn't mean you can't learn your way around a crime scene. In Forensics, award-winning author and TV show consultant D.P. Lyle, M.D., takes each area of forensics-from fingerprint analysis to crime scene reconstruction-and discusses its development, how the science works, how it helps in crime solving, and how you as a writer might use this technique in crafting your plot. This comprehensive reference guide includes: Real-life case files and the role forensic evidence played in solving the crimes A breakdown of the forensics system from its history and organization to standard evidence classification and collection methods Detailed information on what a dead body can reveal-including the cause, mechanism, and manner of death The actual steps taken to preserve a crime scene and the evidence that can be gathered there, such as bloodstains, documents, fingerprints, tire impressions, and more Forensics is the ultimate resource for learning how to accurately imbue your stories with authentic details of untimely demises.


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    Title
    Howdunit Forensics
    Subtitle
    A Guide for Writers
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Douglas P. Lyle
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 464
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 203 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 599 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781582974743
    ISBN 10: 1582974748
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25610
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: CRI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T2.1
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    Ingram Subject Code: LE
    Libri: I-LE
    BIC subject category V2: CBW
    B&T General Subject: 480
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 40
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: LAN014000
    DC22: 363.25
    BIC subject category V2: CBV
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: LAW041000, MED030000
    BIC subject category V2: JKVF1
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: LAW037000
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: HV8073 .L93 2008
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: CBV, CBW, JKVF1, MKT, LNAC3
    Publisher
    F&W Publications Inc
    Imprint name
    Writer's Digest Books
    Publication date
    30 May 2008
    Publication City/Country
    Ohio
    Author Information
    D. P. Lyle, MD has worked as a story and technical consultant with many published authors and with the writers and producers of several popular television shows, including Law & Order, CSI: Miami, Diagnosis Murder, Monk, Judging Amy, Cold Case, Peacemakers, House, Medium, and 1-800-Missing.