Most Americans regard kids who kill as a modern phenomenon, but the tragic tale of Kansas Charley shows that violent boys are a long-standing problem. Charles Miller was a seventeenyearold orphan who was hanged in Wyoming in 1892 for a horrific double murder committed when he was only fifteen. This true story takes us into a world of poverty and abuse, revealing the people and places that shaped Charleys behavior, his crime and his punishment. The author brings to life a thoughtprovoking chapter in the history of the juvenile justice system.
The Boy Murderer
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