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Thursday, April 09, 2015

F is for Polly FRISCH, murderess

In 1856, in the rural town of Alabama, NY one woman's family suffered from multiple unexplained deaths. The town folk grew suspicious of the now remarried Polly Frisch. An investigation commenced, bodies were exhumed, an affair—exposed. Polly would be arrested for the murders of her first husband and daughters. Her fourteen-year-old son would testify against her. If found guilty, the punishment for such a crime was the gallows. Would Polly be the first woman in Genesee County history to be hanged for murder? Bread & Butter is the true story of Polly Frisch who poisoned her family with arsenic and the five trials it took to convict her.

 

By Cindy Amrhein &Ellen Lea Bachorski 

 

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4 comments:

  1. This sounds really interesting! I just came over from the A-Z Challenge and I can't wait to see what's next to come!

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  2. Multiple unexplained deaths! She must have thought no one would notice. What drug was she taking back then? Hopping by from A-Z Challenge.

    Maui Jungalow

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  3. Multiple unexplained deaths! She must have thought no one would notice. What drug was she taking back then? Hopping by from A-Z Challenge.

    Maui Jungalow

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    1. Exactly, she didn't think they would figure it out as the symptoms of arsenic poisoning resemble cholera.

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Available in paperback and eBook formats

Available in paperback and eBook formats

Now Available At:

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Amazon
The History Press
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Carried by over 20 college/university libraries across the county, according to daily updates by worldcat.org, including Columbia University, Oklahoma State, Texas A & M, and Yale University Law Library.

BOOK SIGNING DATES:

APRIL 2nd,11-1 PM
The Book Shoppe - Medina, NY

APRIL 16th, 2 PM
Barnes & Noble - Pittsfield, MA

APRIL 19th, 7 PM
Tonawanda Indian Reservation Historical Society,
Tonawanda Indian Community Center- Akron, NY

MAY 14th, 1 PM
Seneca Iroquois National Museum - Salamanca, NY

May 17th, 6 PM Warsaw Public Library - Warsaw, NY

AUG 9TH, 7 pm Hoss's Country Corner -2016 Author's Night- Long Lake, NY

AUG 25TH 6 PM Akwesasne Cultural Center - Hogansburg, NY

More to announce as they are confirmed.

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