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Sarah Burns graduated from Yale University in 2004 with a degree in American studies and went on to work for Moore & Goodman, a small civil rights law firm based in New York. She is now producing a documentary film with Ken Burns based on this book. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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The Central Park Five
The Untold Story Behind One of New York City's Most Infamous Crimes
Written by Sarah Burns


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 3, 2012
Price: $15.95

A riveting, in-depth account of one of New York City’s most notorious crimes.

On April 20, 1989, the body of a woman is discovered in Central Park, her skull so badly smashed that nearly 80 percent of her blood has spilled onto the ground. Within days, five black and Latino teenagers... Read more >
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The Central Park Five

Written by Sarah Burns


Format: eBook, 256 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 17, 2011
Price: $11.99

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