Holly Tucker

Holly Tucker is an associate professor at Vanderbilt University's Center for Medicine, Health & Society and Department of French & Italian. Her research focuses on the history of medicine. She writes for publications including the Wall Street Journal, San Francisco Chronicle, and the Christian Science Monitor. She lives in Nashville, Tennessee.

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One can always trust the police to be dogged and to keep voluminous records, though they’re not always accurate.


The title and cover suggest that this book is a nonfiction tale of foul play, science, and medicine.