Cover of: Case closed | Milton Meltzer

Case closed

the real scoop on detective work life

Published by Scholastic in New York .

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Table of Contents

What it's like to be a detective: Uncovering secrets
The six questions
Observation, plus
A mold on a petri dish
On the crime scene (Box: to link, or to clear?)
Scared witnesses (Box: electronic witnesses, secret listening, secret watching)
White-colar crime (Box: swindlers in cyberspace)
The narcotics squad
A tough job
Behind the scenes in the lab: The greasy overalls (Box: the Korean rope)
Fingerprints, millions of them
What DNA proves (Box: DNA danger)
Bullets with signatures
Blood and poison
No two write alike (Box: Hitler's secret diaries)
Secrets and lies
Eyewitnesses and identification (Box: is it young Mr. Lincoln?)
Secrets in old bones (Box: when mummies speak)
Detective work, not on the police force: The Pinkertons and the Molly Maguires
Cloak-and-dagger work among the corporations
Going after the mafia
The investigative reporter (Box: crime busters at the word processor)
What happens to evidence in court
When the innocent are convicted
So you want to be a detective?

Edition Notes

Genre
Juvenile literature.

The Physical Object

Pagination
vii, 88 p. :
Number of pages
88

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL24240386M
Internet Archive
caseclosedrealsc00melt
ISBN 10
0439440807
ISBN 13
9780439440806
OCLC/WorldCat
52303162
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