Murder in the Family

Murder in the Family

How the Search for My Mother's Killer Led to My Father

Book - 2020
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Carol Blackstock died at age 24 in 1959 - poisoned by arsenic - but the cause of her death remained shrouded in mystery for decades. Jeff's father George Blackstock was a career diplomat in Canada's foreign service. A damning autopsy report about arsenic poisoning leads Jeff Blackstock and his sister to horrifying revelations about their father. A compelling story of a high-society murder, a heartbreaking tale of emotionally neglected children, and an inquiry into the power and privilege of the Anglo upper classes of the time.
Publisher: [Toronto] : Viking, ♭2020.
ISBN: 9780735236615
Characteristics: 332 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates :,illustrations, portraits ;,23 cm.
Additional Contributors: MacSkimming, Roy 1944-

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