Murder in the stacks : Penn State, Betsy Aardsma, and the killer who got away
by
 
DeKok, David.

Title
Murder in the stacks : Penn State, Betsy Aardsma, and the killer who got away

Author
DeKok, David.

ISBN
9780762780877

Physical Description
vii, 437 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 21 cm

Contents
The murder. The library in Happy Valley ; Somebody had better help that girl ; The long night ; Trying for a do-over ; Miss Marple arrives at the library ; Bringing her home -- Searching for the killer. The running man in the core ; Hypnosis ; Frustration on the road ; Dragnet ; Trouble in Old Main ; Here sits death ; Sleep mode -- The good girl and the world outside. Betsy who dreamed ; Way station to the world ; A desirable young woman ; In the shadow of a killer ; Making the best of things ; Dangerous attraction ; Murder ; The night visitor -- Flight from justice. Bad seed ; Death Valley ; Left behind ; Hiding in plain sight ; Downfall ; Kill me the way you killed her ; Miscarriage of justice ; The Philadelphia lawyer ; Penn State drops the ball -- Monster. Revenge ; Paranoid and agitated ; Suing his own lawyer ; Thinking about Ted Bundy ; A life destroyed ; Neighborhood menace ; Hole in the desert ; The road to Rick Haefner.

Abstract
"The book weaves together the events, culture, and attitudes of the late 1960s, memorializing the stabbing death of Betsy Aardsma in the stacks of Pattee Library at Penn State University's main campus in State College and her time and place in history"-- Provided by publisher.

Personal Subject
Aardsma, Betsy Ruth, 1947-1969.
 
Haefner, Richard Charles, 1943-2002.

Corporate Subject
Pennsylvania State University. Libraries.

Subject Term
Murder -- Pennsylvania -- State College -- History.
 
Murder -- Investigation -- Pennsylvania -- State College.
 
Campus violence -- Pennsylvania -- State College.

Format
Book

Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice
Guilford, Connecticut : GPP, [2014]


Material TypeShelf NumberBarcodeLibraryStatus
BookSOCIETY CRIME 364.1523 DEKO32530608512149Main JCPLAdult Nonfiction Area