Mad Madame Lalaurie: New Orleans' Most Famous Murderess Revealed (True Crime) (Paperback)

Mad Madame Lalaurie: New Orleans' Most Famous Murderess Revealed (True Crime) By Victoria Cosner Love, Lorelei Shannon Cover Image
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Historians Victoria Cosner Love and author Lorelei Shannon uncover the truth behind one of New Orleans' most famous stories and one of America's most haunted houses.


On April 10, 1834 Firefighters smashed through a padlocked attic door in the burning home of Creole society couple Delphine and Louis Lalaurie. The horrible discovery of chained and mutilated slaves spawned a legend that has endured for over 150 years. But what really happened in the Lalaurie home? Who was Mad Madame Lalaurie, and what motivated her to commit such ghastly atrocities, if in fact she really did?

Product Details
ISBN: 9781609491994
ISBN-10: 1609491998
Publisher: History Press
Publication Date: February 18th, 2011
Pages: 144
Language: English
Series: True Crime