The Beautiful Cigar Girl

The Beautiful Cigar Girl : Mary Rogers, Edgar Allan Poe, and the Invention of Murder

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Traces the July 1841 murder investigation into a twenty-year-old saleswoman whose demise was marked by sensational media coverage and the debut of Edgar Allen Poe, whose short stories "The Murders in the Rue Morgue" and "The Mystery of Marie Roget" associated him with the crime. By the author of Teller of Tales.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 326 pages
  • 162.6 x 228.6 x 30.5mm | 521.64g
  • Dutton Books
  • United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 052594981X
  • 9780525949817

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