Man from the Train: Bill James and Rachel McCarthy James
- Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
- Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St., Lawrence
- Age limit: All ages
Bill James and Rachel McCarthy James will talk about their new book Man From the Train.
When celebrated baseball statistician and true crime expert Bill James first learned about a string of murders between 1898 and 1912—all within walking distance from the local train station—he began to investigate others that fit the same pattern. After sifting through thousands of local newspapers, court transcripts, and public records, he and his daughter Rachel made an astonishing discovery, and in turn, they uncovered one of the deadliest serial killers in America. The Raven Bookstore will sell copies of their book, and signing will follow the program.
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