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A Fly for the Prosecution: How Insect Evidence Helps Solve Crimes

By: M Lee Goff

225 pages, 12 line illus

Harvard University Press

Paperback | Sep 2001 | #123960 | ISBN: 0674007271
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Hardback | Dec 2000 | #106803 | ISBN: 0674002202
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Shows how knowledge of insects and their habits allows forensic entomologists to provide investigators with crucial evidence about crimes.

Irresistible... Goff [is] a marvellously vivid and clear explainer of his science... [His] tales can be riveting. - Atul Gawande, New York Times Book Review; "Goff takes you into the world of the forensic entomologists: the intrepid band of insect experts around the world who turn their intimate knowledge of creepy crawlers to the service of police work... A fascinating read... Goff seems like just the sort of gifted storyteller you'd want to have a drink with - but, perhaps, not dinner." - John Schwartz, Washington Post Book World

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