Written in Blood

Written in Blood

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"As one of the UK’s leading forensic scientists, Mike Silverman has helped to identify and convict dozens of murderers, rapists, armed robbers, burglars and muggers, thanks to the evidence they – or their victims – unwittingly left behind at the scenes of their crimes. Mike Silverman started his career in the days when fingerprints were still kept on card files and DNA profiling was just a pipe dream, so Written in Blood is more than just a casebook – it is also a definitive history of the development of forensic science over the course of the past thirty-five years. From collecting blood samples at gangland executions to investigating forensic science failings, including in the murders of Rachel Nickell and Damilola Taylor, Mike Silverman’s unique career provides a fascinating insight into the ways forensic science is used to help solve real-life crimes. Packed with genuine crime scene photographs and original sketches, Written in Blood is the ultimate insider’s account of the fascinating world of forensic science."--Amazon.ca
Publisher: London :, Corgi Books,, 2015.
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9780552169318
Characteristics: 397 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : ,illustrations (some coloured) ;,20 cm.
Additional Contributors: Thompson, Tony 1965-- Author

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