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Final Post and Paper!

Lauren Mello Groom Hardboiled: American Detective Fiction 12/16/12 Researching Indemnity Only .            I was assigned to the Indemnity Only group for the Wikipedia project. I was really excited because I really enjoyed the book, and … Continue reading Continue reading

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Devil in a Blue Dress: book vs movie!

I thought that Devil in a Blue Dress was actually a really easy read. I felt like all the previous books that we have read this semester have had really detailed plots while Devil in a Blue Dress was pretty … Continue reading Continue reading

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work in progress…

Below is my essay for my Wikipedia Article, I am still working on it as I am waiting for some information  about labor unions, another common theme in Indemnity Only.   For the Wikipedia Article assignment my group was assigned … Continue reading Continue reading

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A murder that shocked the nation.

The book then The Black Dahlia by James Ellroy is centered around a real life murder that took place in California. The woman who was murdered was Elizabeth Short, an aspiring actress. It has already been 60 years since the discovery of … Continue reading Continue reading

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What’s going on?

One event that took place in the late 1970s was the Jonestown Massacre. The Jonestown Massacre took place in the Jonestown, Guyana, and was responsible for taking the lives of over 300 people. The massacre was the result of Jim … Continue reading Continue reading

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What is a bail of cotton doing in New York?

While watching the movie quite a few things were different than the book. One of the biggest differences I noticed was that there was much less violence and sex in the movie than in the book. That was understandable because … Continue reading Continue reading

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What’s Happenin??

One huge event that took place in the late 1960s were the Manson murders. Charles Mason since childhood had had problems with the law, before the murders he went to prison twice before becoming the head of the “Mason Family” … Continue reading Continue reading

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When your up all night…

Yesterday and today have been crazy and all with the Mason fire and getting called into work throughout the night and this morning for it. I was hoping to do a few posts before tomorrow, but I am exhausted. While … Continue reading Continue reading

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Indemnity Only

I started reading Indemnity Only with only one purpose: get through it so I can write an article on it. As, I started reading the book I became more and more interested. The book was actually very well written, and … Continue reading Continue reading

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Crimes of All Kinds

While reading Cotton Comes to Harlem, I was a little taken back by the language used and the harshness of the writing. I wasn’t expecting such detail, that really made me cringe at some points like when they are talking … Continue reading Continue reading

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