The Resource ABOVE SUSPICION

ABOVE SUSPICION

Label
ABOVE SUSPICION
Title
ABOVE SUSPICION
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Soon to be a major motion picture starring Emilia Clarke and Jack Hudson: The "uncommonly trenchant account of the only known FBI agent to confess to murder" (Kirkus Reviews). When rookie FBI agent Mark Putnam received his first assignment in 1987, it was the culmination of a lifelong dream, if not the most desirable location. Pikeville, Kentucky, is high in Appalachian coal country, an outpost rife with lawlessness dating back to the Hatfields and McCoys. As a rising star in the bureau, however, Putnam soon was cultivating paid informants and busting drug rings and bank robbers. But when one informant fell in love with him, passion and duty would collide with tragic results. A coal miner's daughter, Susan Smith was a young, attractive, struggling single mother. She was also a drug user sometimes described as a con artist, thief, and professional liar. Ultimately, Putnam gave in to Smith's relentless pursuit. But when he ended the affair, she waged a campaign of vengeance that threatened to destroy him. When at last she confronted him with a shocking announcement, a violent scuffle ensued, and Putnam, in a burst of uncontrolled rage, fatally strangled her. Though he had everything necessary to get away with murder-a spotless reputation, a victim with multiple enemies, and the protection of the bureau's impenetrable shield-his conscience wouldn't allow it. Tormented by a year of guilt and deception, Putnam finally led authorities to Smith's remains. This is the story of what happened before, during, and after his startling confession-an account that "should take its place on the dark shelf of the best American true crime" (Newsday). Revised and updated, this eBook also includes photos and a new epilogue by the author
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Cataloging source
Midwest
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hoopla (Digital media service)
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SHARKEY, JOE
Dewey number
364.1/523/0976923
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Putnam, Mark
  • Smith, Susan Daniels
  • United States
  • Murder
Target audience
adult
Label
ABOVE SUSPICION
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
MWT11787700
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781504041737
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11787700
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11787700
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
ABOVE SUSPICION
Link
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
MWT11787700
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781504041737
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11787700
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11787700
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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