• Title: Wasted: The Preppie Murder
  • Author: Linda Wolfe
  • ISBN: 9780671641849
  • Page: 437
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Wasted The Preppie Murder For the first time here is the definitive behind the scenes account of the infamous preppie murder case that made headlines across America a shattering true story of teenage privilege decadence and
    For the first time, here is the definitive, behind the scenes account of the infamous preppie murder case that made headlines across America a shattering true story of teenage privilege, decadence and death 16 pages of black and white photos.

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    1. Wolfe, Linda. Wasted: The Preppie Murder (1989)*****The dark side of the NYC Preppie Scene, circa 1988This guy looks like a Kennedy. Indeed, his mother has styled him as a Kennedy. An Irish Catholic nurse born in Ireland, she has devoted her life to climbing up the social ladder of New York society and pushing her very handsome son through the best prep schools, etc. Only one problem. Robert Chambers is a pretty boy loser, a druggie and a sociopathic sickie. He bombs out of prep school after pre [...]

    2. I can't even finish this book. The guy is so disgusting I can't. The beginning is interesting and then at some point you want to gag yourself at how this guy gets away with anything and everything.

    3. A more satisfying read than Bryna Taubman's book on the same case; I had a much better sense of all the personalities involved and people's relationships to each other. I even learned about the jury and what they made of the evidence -- not something you find very often in a book like this. The author also does a nice job of placing this case in its historical and political context without making an extended detour into victims' rights or second-wave feminism. Well worth a look if you are intere [...]

    4. An account of the Central Park rape and murder of a young girl by her boyfriend. The fact that such a "nonchalant" crime could take place is dramatic societal commentary.

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