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Dead Men Do Tell Tales by William Maples PhD
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Dead Men Do Tell Tales by William Maples PhD

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From a skeleton, a skull, a mere fragment of burnt thighbone, prominent forensic anthropologist Dr. William Maples can deduce the age, gender, and ethnicity of a murder victim, the manner in which the person was dispatched, and, ultimately, the identity of the killer.

In Dead Men Do Tell Tales, Dr. Maples revisits his strangest, most interesting, and most horrific investigations, from the baffling cases of conquistador Francisco Pizarro and Vietnam MIAs to the mysterious deaths of President Zachary Taylor and the family of Czar Nicholas II.

“Whether Maples’ subjects are famous or anonymous, it is how he tells their stories that makes this book so fascinating and—in its fashion—delightful.”
—Jonathan Yardley, Washington Post Book World

“William R. Maples and Michael Browning could’ve written a dry clinical analysis of forensic anthropology; instead they tell tales better than the dead could for themselves.”
New York Times Book Review