Blonde rattlesnake : Burmah Adams, Tom White, and the 1933 crime spree that terrorized Los Angeles / Julia Bricklin.
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- ISBN: 9781493037896
- Physical Description: xv, 170 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
- Publisher: Guilford, Connecticut : Lyons Press, 2019.
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Includes bibliographic references and index.
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But is it love? -- Short romance, quick death -- Pretrial -- Pop culture -- Trial, Part I -- Trial, Part II -- Trial, Part III -- Tehachapi -- The malignancy of this thing -- Vanished from public view.
Nineteen-year-old Burmah Adams, a hairdresser and former Santa Ana High School student, spent her honeymoon on a crime spree. She and her husband of less than one week, White, an ex-con, robbed at least twenty people in and around downtown L.A. at gunpoint over an eight-week period. Blonde Rattlesnake reveals the events that brought Adams and White together and details the crime spree they committed in the sweltering hot days and nights of Los Angeles in the height of the Great Depression.
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