THE WIZARD OF BERKELEY by Eugene B. Block

THE WIZARD OF BERKELEY

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Chemist and pioneer in criminology, Edgar Oscar Heimrich established methods in scientific crime detection which are now routine in modern police laboratories. He made himself expert in inks, ballistics and geology after his appointment as chief chemist of Tacoma and in 1916 reorganized the police department of Alameda, California. Written in vigorous journalistic style, based on notebooks and articles by the author, a newspaperman, this is a book of true tales of detection.

Pub Date: March 3rd, 1958
Publisher: Coward-McCann