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Description - The Forensic Mission by E.K. Hein

Understanding forensics can be murder. But not with this novel approach. The Forensic Mission will draw you into a suspenseful mystery while you delve into forensic science and its role in solving crimes. Investigating a string of homicides, you'll search for clues alongside detectives at crime scenes and process evidence alongside technicians in the crime lab. You'll consider aspects such as admissibility of evidence, blood spatter analysis, and more. Both an intriguing thriller and a forensics guidebook, The Forensic Mission: Covers crime scene procedures, blood typing, DNA,fingerprints, ballistics, stages of decomposition,and more Features recaps at the ends of many chapters withvocabulary and background information Includes two appendixes of additional referencesand Web sites where you can explore chromatography,entomology, forensic pathology, gunshot wounds,and more You'll be enthralled while you learn in this riveting killer thriller that weaves together bookies, bullets, bodies, and science.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780470078105
ISBN-10: 0470078103
Format: Paperback
(215mm x 142mm x 15mm)
Pages: 260
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Publish Date: 2-Mar-2007
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - E.K. Hein

E.K. Hein is a middle school teacher and an avid crime story fan. Fascinated by forensics, he has attended numerous special seminars at the Virginia Institute of Forensic Science and Medicine and has worked with world-renowned forensic toxicologist Dr. Fredric Rieders. He developed a curriculum unit, Investigating Crime Scenes in Literature, which was featured in The Wall Street Journal. He is the author of Partners in Crime: Integrating Language Arts and Forensic Science.