More Forensics And Fiction: Crime Writers' Morbidly Curious Questions Expertly Answered by D P LyleMore Forensics And Fiction: Crime Writers' Morbidly Curious Questions Expertly Answered by D P Lyle

More Forensics And Fiction: Crime Writers' Morbidly Curious Questions Expertly Answered

byD P Lyle

Paperback | April 11, 2012

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This compilation of medical and forensic science questions from crime writers around the world provides insight into medical and forensic science as well as a glimpse into the writer's creative mind. How do hallucinogenic drugs affect a blind person? Will snake venom injected into fruit cause death? How would you perform CPR in a helicopter? What happens when someone swallows razor blades? How long does it take blood to dry? Can DNA be obtained from a half-eaten bagel? D. P. Lyle, MD, answers these and many more intriguing questions. The book is a useful and entertaining resource for writers and screenwriters, helping them find the information they need to frame a situation and write a convincing description. TV viewers, readers who enjoy crime fiction, and those who want to know more about forensic science can keep up with the news and understand the science behind criminal investigation. From traumatic injuries to the coroner's office, the questions and answers are divided intofive parts, making it a compendium of the incredible information that lies within the world of medicine and forensics.
D. P. Lyle, MD, is the Macavity Award–winning and Edgar® Award–nominated author of the nonfiction books Forensics for Dummies, Forensics and Fiction, Howdunit Forensics, and Murder and Mayhem, as well as the thrillers Devil’s Playground, Double Blind, Royal Pains: First, Do No Harm, and Stress Fracture. His essay on Jules Verne’s The M...
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Title:More Forensics And Fiction: Crime Writers' Morbidly Curious Questions Expertly AnsweredFormat:PaperbackDimensions:448 pages, 7.9 × 5 × 1.1 inPublished:April 11, 2012Publisher:Medallion Media GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1605423947

ISBN - 13:9781605423944

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"What's more fun than reading a novel by one of your favorite mystery writers? Finding out how their minds work. Between curiously morbid questions (as they come up with intriguing ways to kill off characters and allow investigators to solve crimes) and the always interesting answers by D. P. Lyle, M.D., you have one fascinating book. I was intrigued from the first page to the last." —Robin Burcell, award-winning author, The Bone Chamber