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Starvation Heights

(1997)
A True Story of Murder and Malice in the Woods of the Pacific Northwest
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In 1911 two wealthy British heiresses, Claire and Dora Williamson, came to a sanitorium in the forests of the Pacific Northwest to undergo the revolutionary 'fasting treatment' of Dr. Linda Burfield Hazzard. It was supposed to be a holiday for the two sisters. But within a month of arriving at what the locals called Starvation Heights, the women were emaciated shadows of their former selves, waiting for death. They were not the first victims of Linda Hazzard, a quack doctor of extraordinary evil and greed who would stop at nothing short of murder to achieve her ambitions. As their jewelry disappeared and forged bank drafts began transferring their wealth to Hazzard's accounts, Dora Williamson sent a last desperate plea to a friend in Australia, begging her to save them from the brutal treatments and lonely isolation of Starvation Heights.

In this true story - a haunting saga of medical murder set in an era of steamships and gaslights - Gregg Olsen reveals one of the most unusual and disturbing criminal cases in American history.



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1752 : USA Hardback
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Title: Starvation Heights: The True Story of an American Doctor and the Murder of a British Heiress
Author(s): Gregg Olsen
ISBN: 1-56865-283-6 / 978-1-56865-283-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: WARNER BOOKS
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Paperback Editions

May 2005 : USA Paperback
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Title: Starvation Heights: A True Story of Murder and Malice in the Woods of the Pacific Northwest
Author(s): Gregg Olsen
ISBN: 1-4000-9746-0 / 978-1-4000-9746-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Broadway Books
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April 1997 : USA Paperback
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Title: Starvation Heights: The True Story of an American Doctor and the Murder of a British Heiress (True Crime (Warner Books))
Author(s): Gregg Olsen
ISBN: 0-446-60341-4 / 978-0-446-60341-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Warner Books
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Audio Editions

May 2016 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Starvation Heights
Author(s): Gregg Olsen
ISBN: 1-5113-9951-1 / 978-1-5113-9951-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
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April 2010 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Starvation Heights: A True Story of Murder and Malice in the Woods of the Pacific Northwest
Author(s): Gregg Olsen
Publisher: Audible Studios
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April 2010 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Starvation Heights: A True Story of Murder and Malice in the Woods of the Pacific Northwest
Author(s): Gregg Olsen
Publisher: Audible Studios
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April 2010 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Starvation Heights: A True Story of Murder and Malice in the Woods of the Pacific Northwest
Author(s): Gregg Olsen
Publisher: Audible Studios
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Kindle Editions

October 2012 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Starvation Heights: A True Story of Murder and Malice
Author(s): Gregg Olsen
Publisher: C & R Crime
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May 2005 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Starvation Heights: A True Story of Murder and Malice in the Woods of the Pacific Northwest
Author(s): Gregg Olsen
Publisher: Broadway Books
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