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Author Milne, Lynne

Title A grain of truth / Lynne Milne
Published Frenchs Forest, N.S.W. : New Holland, 2005


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  363.2509943 Mil/Got  AVAILABLE
Description 175 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 24 cm
regular print
Contents In the beginning -- Samantha -- The crime scene -- Every parents nightmare -- More crime scenes -- The birds and the bees -- Cereal points to serial rapist -- A microscopic world -- Wattles and their pollen -- Sex without legs -- A versatile investigative tool -- Grains of truth -- In search of pollen -- The foundations -- If dogs could talk -- The mortar -- and the roof -- The statement -- In the end -- Epilogue
Summary True story of the murder of Samantha Hall and how analysis of a few grains of pollen provided the evidence police needed to arrest their main suspect, eventually leading to his conviction for murder
Notes Reed New Holland
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 174-175)
Subject Hall, Samantha, 1926- -- Death and burial.
Milne, Lynne
Forensic botany -- Australia -- Queensland.
Murder -- Investigation -- Australia -- Queensland.
Palynology -- Australia -- Queensland.
ISBN 1877069027