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Who created it? DeKok, David.
What's it called? Murder in the stacks : Penn State, Betsy Aardsma, and the killer who got away / David DeKok.
Who published it? Guilford, Connecticut : GPP, [2014]
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Location Call No. Status
 DOWNTOWN Nonfiction  364.1523092 DeK  AVAILABLE
What's it like? vii, 437 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 21 cm
Extra info! Includes bibliographical references (pages 424-426) and index.
What's it about? "The book weaves together the events, culture, and attitudes of the late 1960s, memorializing the stabbing death of Betsy Aardsma in the stacks of Pattee Library at Penn State University's main campus in State College and her time and place in history"-- Provided by publisher.
What's in it? The murder. The library in Happy Valley ; Somebody had better help that girl ; The long night ; Trying for a do-over ; Miss Marple arrives at the library ; Bringing her home -- Searching for the killer. The running man in the core ; Hypnosis ; Frustration on the road ; Dragnet ; Trouble in Old Main ; Here sits death ; Sleep mode -- The good girl and the world outside. Betsy who dreamed ; Way station to the world ; A desirable young woman ; In the shadow of a killer ; Making the best of things ; Dangerous attraction ; Murder ; The night visitor -- Flight from justice. Bad seed ; Death Valley ; Left behind ; Hiding in plain sight ; Downfall ; Kill me the way you killed her ; Miscarriage of justice ; The Philadelphia lawyer ; Penn State drops the ball -- Monster. Revenge ; Paranoid and agitated ; Suing his own lawyer ; Thinking about Ted Bundy ; A life destroyed ; Neighborhood menace ; Hole in the desert ; The road to Rick Haefner.
Helpful subjects! Aardsma, Betsy Ruth, 1947-1969.
Haefner, Richard Charles, 1943-2002.
Murder -- Pennsylvania -- State College -- History.
Murder -- Investigation -- Pennsylvania -- State College.
Pennsylvania State University. Libraries.
Campus violence -- Pennsylvania -- State College.
Special numbers! 9780762780877 (paperback)
0762780878 (paperback)


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