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Dead Men Do Tell Tales Summary
William R. Maples

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Dead Men Do Tell Tales Summary

Plot Summary

William Maples is one of the United States' most important forensic anthropologists in the second half of the twentieth century. Dead Men Do Tell Tales: The Strange and Fascinating Cases of a Forensic Anthropologist is a mixture of Maples's most famous cases and the story of his career, beginning with his interests in forensics as a young man extending all the way to cases in the mid-1990s before his death in 1997. Maples's specialty is the human skeleton. His expertise is so widely known that he has the opportunity to study a number of famous skeletons, including those of Francisco Pizzaro, Tsar Nicholas II, Joseph Merrick also known as "The Elephant Man," and Ted Bundy.

Dead Men Do Tell Tales is for the reader with a strong stomach. The details of rotting skeletons, how the human body burns when cremated, the explanations of how murder weapons can be...

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