The Black Dahlia: Shattered Dreams

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Capstone, 2010 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 96 pages
"In 1947 the murder of beautiful aspiring actress Elizabeth Short, who became known as the Black Dahlia, horrified the nation. Read all about a notorious case that has fascinated people for more than 60 years."

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The Worst News Possible
Dreaming of a Better Life
Dashed Hopes
A Dangerous Path
Running Away
A Gruesome Discovery
True Confession?
Many Suspects
Continued Interest
Glossary 93 Additional Resources 94 Select Bibliography 96 Index

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About the author (2010)

Brenda Haugen started in the newspaper business and had a career as an award-winning journalist before finding her niche as an author. Since then, she has written more than 50 books and edited hundreds more, most of them for children. A graduate of the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks, Brenda lives in North Dakota with her dog, Alice, who chose Brenda when she went to the Humane Society thinking she was there to adopt another dog.

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