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Blood, bullets, and bones : the story of forensic science from Sherlock Holmes to DNA  Cover Image Book Book

Blood, bullets, and bones : the story of forensic science from Sherlock Holmes to DNA / Bridget Heos.

Heos, Bridget, (author.).


"A history of modern forensic science from the first test for arsenic poisoning in the 1700s to criminal profiling, fingerprinting, blood splatter analysis, DNA evidence, and all the milestones in between"-- Provided by publisher.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062387622
  • ISBN: 0062387626
  • Physical Description: 264 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Balzer + Bray, 2016.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-250) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
From darkness to light -- A whiff of garlic : the first poison tests -- Bodies of evidence : autopsies and the rise of medical examiners -- Elementary, my dear Watson : the first detectives -- Not without a trace : the introduction of crime scene evidence -- Fingerprints of forever : early fingerprint evidence -- Bang! Bang! You're dead : the birth of firearm analysis -- Blood is thicker : the first blood pattern cases -- Grave matters : hidden bodies -- Dem bones : forensic anthropology beginnings -- To catch a killer : criminal profilers -- One in a trillion : the dawn of DNA evidence.
Subject: Forensic sciences > History.

Available copies

  • 2 of 3 copies available at Kenton County.


  • 1 current hold with 3 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Covington Branch 363.25 H528b 2016 (Text) 33126026441877 YA Nonfiction Available -
Erlanger Branch 363.25 H528b 2016 (Text) 33126021955152 YA Nonfiction Checked out 12/12/2023
Wm. E. Durr Branch 363.25 H528b 2016 (Text) 33126021955160 YA Nonfiction Available -

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