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Killer on the Road

Violence and the American Interstate
Strand, Ginger Gail (Book - 2012 )
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Looks at the correlation between the construction of the Interstate Highway system and the rise in the national murder rate, highlighting specific killers and how the highway system changed America.
Authors: Strand, Ginger Gail
Title: Killer on the road
violence and the American interstate
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 2012
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: vi, 252 p. :,ill., maps ;,24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Killer on the Road
What a Mean World This Is
Forklift
The Cruelest Blow
American Isolato
Drive-by Truckers
A Prayer for the Body Buried by the Interstate
Summary: Looks at the correlation between the construction of the Interstate Highway system and the rise in the national murder rate, highlighting specific killers and how the highway system changed America.
ISBN: 0292726376
9780292726376
Statement of Responsibility: Ginger Strand
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Headings: United States Social conditions 1945- Automobile travel Social aspects United States History Express highways Social aspects United States History Interstate Highway System Social aspects History Violence United States History Murderers United States Biography Murder United States History
Topical Term: Automobile travel
Express highways
Interstate Highway System
Violence
Murderers
Murder
LCCN: 2011038888
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