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Blonde rattlesnake : Burmah Adams, Tom White, and the 1933 crime spree that terrorized Los Angeles / Julia Bricklin.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at East Grand Forks Campbell Library.

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East Grand Forks Campbell Library 364.4097 BRICKLIN (Text) 516332 New Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781493037896
  • Physical Description: xv, 170 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Guilford, Connecticut : Lyons Press, 2019.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographic references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
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.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Subject: Adams White, Burmah Arline.
White, Thomas N.
Robbery.
Crime > California > Los Angeles > History > 20th century.

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