On The Farm: Robert William Pickton And The Tragic Story Of Vancouver's Missing Women

October 25, 2011|
On The Farm: Robert William Pickton And The Tragic Story Of Vancouver's Missing Women by Stevie Cameron
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Verteran investigative journalist Stevie Cameron first began following the story of missing women in 1998, when the odd newspaper piece appeared chronicling the disappearances of drug-addicted sex trade workers from Vancouver's notorious Downtown Eastside. It was not until February 2002 that pig farmer Robert William Pickton would be arrested, and 2008 before he was found guilty, on six counts of second-degree murder. These counts were appealed and in 2010, the Supreme Court of Canada rendered its conclusion. The guilty verdict was upheld, and finally this unprecedented tale of true crime could be told.


Covering the case of one of North America's most prolific serial killers gave Stevie Cameron access not only to the story as it unfolded over many years in two British Columbia courthouses, but also to information unknown to the police - and not in the transcripts of their interviews with Pickton - such as from Pickton's long-time best friend, Lisa Yelds, and from several women who survived terrifying encounters with him. Cameron uncovers what was behind law enforcement's refusal to believe that a serial killer was at work.
A woman of many talents, Stevie Cameron is a successful author, investigative journalist, commentator and humanitarian. Her investigative reports have been published by the Globe and Mail and Maclean's, among others, and her award-winning books have brought scandals to the public eye. They include the #1 national bestseller On the Take...
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Title:On The Farm: Robert William Pickton And The Tragic Story Of Vancouver's Missing WomenFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:768 pages, 9 X 6 X 1.6 inShipping dimensions:768 pages, 9 X 6 X 1.6 inPublished:October 25, 2011Publisher:Knopf CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0676975852

ISBN - 13:9780676975857

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