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The Legacy of the Murder of Grace Brown

What do An American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser and A Place in the Sun have in common? Chester Gillette and Grace Brown. These two American classics were inspired by a murder in upstate New York in the early 1900s. This case captivated American audiences over different decades, the story always fitting into the societal roles of the times. The most recent retelling was published in 2004. After all, a boy was simply attempting to escape a woman threatening what he deserved.

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