Everything But the Truth

The book begins with a crime scene. A young man lies unconscious in his bedroom, naked and vomiting blood. Above him, a young woman in a long white dress screams into the phone: "What am I doing?" As paramedics soon learn, her engineer boyfriend has been sedated, then injected with a lethal dose of heroin. "Massage his heart!" they instruct the hysterical woman. It could be a scene from Pulp Fiction - but the life-giving jab of Narcan never comes. "When they saw that it was too long since he had taken a breath," the author writes, "when they saw that...

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