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The Poisoner’s Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York

by Christina Baum Each month, NACCHO brings you a new public health book, read and reviewed by NACCHO staff. Book reviews in this series originally appeared on NACCHO Voice: The Word on Local health Departments and are republished here with permission. The Poisoner’s Handbook by Deborah Blum tells the captivating tale of the evolution of the New York City medical examiner’s office between 1915

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