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The professor and the prostitute

and other true tales of murder and madness

by Linda Wolfe

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Murder -- United States -- Case studies.,
    • Homicide -- United States -- Case studies.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementLinda Wolfe.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV6529 .W65 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 228 p., [8] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages228
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2707875M
      ISBN 10039540049X
      LC Control Number86000397


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I expected much more from the rave reviews. Read more. 6 people found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. Linda Wolfe (–) was the author of five true crime books: The Professor and the Prostitute and Other True Tales of Murder and Madness, Love Me The professor and the prostitute book Death, Double Life, The Murder of Dr.

Chapman, and Wasted: Inside the Robert Chambers–Jennifer Levin Murder, an Edgar Award nominee and a New York Times Notable Book.

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The professor and the prostitute, Boston, Massachusetts, -- From a nice family, Dallas, Texas, -- The strange death of the twin gynecologists, New York, New York, -- The downward drift of a high school star, Torrington, Connecticut, and New York, New York, -- A tragedy on Eighty-Ninth Street, New York, New York, -- The transsexual, the bartender, and the suburban.

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Jacket has top edge wrinkling and shelf rubbing. Edition First Edition Binding Hardcover ISBN 10 X ISBN A professor at Tufts University School of Medicine, a suburban husband, and father of three, William Douglas secretly frequented Boston’s Combat Zone, a world of pimps, pushers, and porn shops.

One night in he met twenty-year-old prostitute and former art student Robin Benedict, with whom he began a torrid affair that would end in murder. The Professor and the Prostitute: And Other True Tales of Murder and Madness by Linda Wolfe. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company, Hardcover.

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OCLC Number: Description: xvi, pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates: illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm: Contents: The professor and the prostitute, Boston, Massachusetts, --From a nice family, Dallas, Texas, --The strange death of the twin gynecologists, New York, New York, --The downward drift of a high school star, Torrington, Connecticut, and New York, New York.

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BOSTON (AP) _ A former Tufts University professor who admitted killing a reputed prostitute four years ago has married while serving his prison sentence, says his lawyer. William Douglas, serving an to year sentence for the March hammer slaying of Robin Benedict, was married at the state prison in Gardner on July 7, attorney Thomas Troy said Thursday.

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