|Plot Summary of Perfect Poison|
|"A nurse, working at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Northampton, Massachusetts, hides a sociopathic personality and gains reputation from peers as the "Angel of Death" after a six-month killing spree that resulted in approximately 40 patient deaths. Kristen Gilbert was sentenced to life imprisonment after being found guilty of four counts of murder and two counts of attempted murder."
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|Review Analysis of Perfect Poison|
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Subject of Biography
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
- American (!)
How sensitive is this person?
- hard edged
Sense of humor
- Mostly serious with occasional humor
- Average intelligence
- average physique
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 5 ()
Small town people:
- nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee
- fort/military installation
- mostly 3rd
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
- a lot of flashback and forwards
Writer's slant towards subject:
Story of entire life, or part?
- story of set of events during life
- A ton 16-20 B&W
How much of bio focuses on most famous period of life?
- 0-25% of book
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