A culmination of years of historical research, including the papers of Frances Glessner Lee herself. As this absorbing and evocative book will show you, Frances Glessner Lee should be recognized as the matriarch of the modern practice of forensic pathology.
Frances Glessner Lee's dioramas of death have long been objects of fascination; now Bruce Goldfarb, the man who knows them best, has written a definitive account of how they came to be, and of the compelling, complex woman who created them. This book will beguile anyone with an interest in the history of crime investigation.
Eye-opening biography of Frances Glessner Lee, who brought American medical forensics into the scientific age...genuinely compelling.
Thorough research helps him paint a captivating portrait of a feminist hero and forensic pioneer.
Goldfarb's clearly written and well-researched book is recommended for history and legal studies audiences.