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By Arnie Bernstein

"With the meticulous realization to element of a historian and a storyteller's eye for human drama, Bernstein shines a beam of fact on a forgotten American tragedy. Heartbreaking and riveting."
---Gregg Olsen, New York Times best-selling writer of Starvation Heights
 
"A chilling and ancient personality examine of the unfathomable soreness that desperation and fury, as soon as unleashed inside of a twisted brain, can wreak on a small city. modern mass murderers Timothy McVeigh, Columbine's Dylan Klebold, and Virginia Tech's Seung-Hui Cho can every one hint their terrible family tree of terror to 1 guy: bathtub university bomber Andrew Kehoe."
---Mardi hyperlink, writer of When Evil got here to stable Hart </I>  On may possibly 18, 1927, the small city of tub, Michigan, was once endlessly replaced whilst Andrew Kehoe trigger a cache of explosives hid within the basement of the neighborhood institution. Thirty-eight youngsters and 6 adults have been lifeless, between them Kehoe, who had actually blown himself to bits by way of environment off a dynamite cost in his motor vehicle. day after today, on Kehoe's farm, what used to be left of his wife---burned past attractiveness after Kehoe set his estate and constructions ablaze---was chanced on tied to a handcart, her cranium beaten. With possible never-ending tales of college violence and suicide bombers filling today's headlines, <I>Bath Massacre serves as a reminder that terrorism and large-scale homicide are not anything new.

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In October of 1925, Kehoe asked Sleight for a favor. Kehoe needed supplies for repairs at the school. His laundry list included bolts, pipes and ‹ttings, and range boilers for the furnace. Sleight was happy to oblige. After the trip, he even helped unload the supplies at the school so Kehoe could begin his work. Sleight always marveled at Kehoe’s ingenuity. 40 On another occasion that fall, Kehoe telephoned Sleight for a ride. ” he asked. This was no small request; the round trip between the two towns was nearly a hundred miles.

Born in 1875, she was the daughter of an Irish Catholic immigrant, Patrick Price, and his wife Mary Ann. Her mother died when Nellie was just eighteen. As the eldest daughter in a family of ‹ve, Nellie was charged with raising the children. They lived in Bath, where Patrick Price farmed the land owned by his older brother Laurence. 33 A Civil War veteran and successful Lansing businessman, Laurence Price made his fortune in the ›edgling automobile industry, opening a factory to manufacture car parts for Henry Ford.

Born in 1875, she was the daughter of an Irish Catholic immigrant, Patrick Price, and his wife Mary Ann. Her mother died when Nellie was just eighteen. As the eldest daughter in a family of ‹ve, Nellie was charged with raising the children. They lived in Bath, where Patrick Price farmed the land owned by his older brother Laurence. 33 A Civil War veteran and successful Lansing businessman, Laurence Price made his fortune in the ›edgling automobile industry, opening a factory to manufacture car parts for Henry Ford.

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