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In 1892 America was obsessed with a teenage murderess but it wasn't her crime that shocked the nation―it was her motivation Nineteen year old Alice Mitchell had planned to pass as a man in order to marry her seventeen year old fiancée Freda Ward but when their love letters were discovered they were forbidden from ever speaking again Freda adjusted to this fate with an ease that stunned a heartbroken Alice Her desperation grew with each unanswered letter―and her father's razor soon went missing On January 25 Alice publicly slashed her ex fiancée's throat Her same sex love was deemed insane by her father that very night and medical experts agreed This was a dangerous and incurable perversion As the courtroom was expanded to accommodate national interest Alice spent months in jail―including the night that three of her fellow prisoners were lynched an event which captured the attention of journalist and civil rights activist Ida B Wells After a jury of the finest men in Memphis declared Alice insane she was remanded to an asylum where she died under mysterious circumstances just a few years later AliceFreda Forever recounts this tragic real life love story with over 100 illustrated love letters maps artifacts historical documents newspaper articles courtroom proceedings and intimate domestic scenes How uniue?Alice Freda Forever is a true crime book written about a murder of a same sex partner by the other partner I think this book is perfect for someone who wants to try true crime readingThe book is written by a museum curator and she wants to share Alice Freda's stories with exhibits These exhibits are done with illustrations I love the illustrations In many true crime books you will find actual photos Being that this crime took place in the 1800's I find the illustrations to be a perfect additionThe author provided footnotes throughout the book and an exhaustive bibliography at the end

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Alice + Freda Forever A Murder in MemphisIn 1892 America was obsessed with a teenage murderess but it wasn't her crime that shocked the nation―it was her motivation Nineteen year old Alice Mitchell had planned to pass as a man in order to marry her seventeen year old fiancée Freda Ward but when their love letters were discovered they were forbidden from ever speaking again Freda adjusted to this fate with an ease that stunned a heartbroken Alice Her desperation grew with each unanswered letter―and her father's razor soon went missing On January 25 Alice publicly slashed her ex fiancée's throat Her same sex love was deemed insane by her father that very night and medical experts agreed This was a dangerous and incurable perversion As the courtroom was expanded to accommodate national interest Alice spent months in jail―including the night that three of her fellow prisoners were lynched an event which captured the attention of journalist and civil rights activist Ida B Wells After a jury of the finest men in Memphis declared Alice insane she was remanded to an asylum where she died under mysterious circumstances just a few years later AliceFreda Forever recounts this tragic real life love story with over 100 illustrated love letters maps artifacts historical documents newspaper articles courtroom proceedings and intimate domestic scenes Not great