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True Crime Writer Teresa Carpenter Discusses a "Missing Beauty."

Journalist Teresa Carpenter. Her new book, Missing Beauty, is the story of the obsession of a medical professor for a Boston prostitute, and obsession that ended with the prostitute's murder. Carpenter is a staff writer for The Village Voice and won the 1981 Pulitzer Prize for her reports on three murders, including those of former congressman Allard Lowenstein and Playmate Dorothy Stratten.

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Other segments from the episode on June 10, 1988

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, June 10, 1988: Interview with Frank Robinson; Interview with BeauSoleil; Interview with Teresa Carpenter; Commentary on Mark Morris.

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