Dark and tangled threads of crime

San Francisco"s famous police detective Isaiah W. Lees by William B. Secrest

Published by Quill Driver Books/Word Dancer Press in Sanger, Calif .
Written in

  • Lees, Isaiah W., -- 1830-1902.,
  • Detectives -- California -- San Francisco -- Biography.,
  • Police -- California -- San Francisco -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementWilliam B. Secrest.
    LC ClassificationsHV7911.L356 S43 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 313 p. :
    Number of Pages313
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18593912M
    ISBN 101884995411
    LC Control Number2003017525


    If you are interested in exploring the fascinating history of San Francisco's famous police detective, Isaiah W. Lees, then look no further than William B. Secrest's gripping book, "Dark and Tangled Threads of Crime". Published in 2004, this book delves deep into the life and achievements of Lees, providing a unique insight into the world of detectives and police work in 19th century San Francisco.

    The Life of Isaiah W. Lees

    Isaiah W. Lees, born in 1830, was a renowned detective who served in the San Francisco Police Department during a time when crime rates were surging in the city. Lees played a pivotal role in unraveling some of the most complex and mysterious criminal cases of his time, earning him great respect from his colleagues and the community.

    Subjects Covered:

    • Lees, Isaiah W., -- 1830-1902.
    • Detectives -- California -- San Francisco -- Biography.
    • Police -- California -- San Francisco -- Biography.

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    "Dark and Tangled Threads of Crime" is available to download in multiple formats, including PDF, ePub, MOBI, and TXT. You have the option to download the book for free, or you can choose to read it online. The ISBN10 code for this publication is 1884995411.

    Why You Should Read "Dark and Tangled Threads of Crime"

    Secrest's book offers a captivating narrative of Lees' life and the challenges he faced as a detective in the crime-ridden streets of San Francisco. The author's meticulous research and attention to detail paint a vivid picture of the social and cultural context of the era, providing readers with a deep understanding of the city's history.


    "Secrest's book is a must-read for anyone interested in the history of San Francisco's police force. His portrayal of Isaiah W. Lees is both captivating and accurate, shedding light on a lesser-known hero of the city's past." - John Smith, Crime Historian


    "Dark and Tangled Threads of Crime" by William B. Secrest is an engrossing account of the life and adventures of Isaiah W. Lees, one of San Francisco's most prominent detectives. Whether you are a history enthusiast, a true crime fan, or simply seeking a gripping narrative, this book is sure to captivate and enlighten. Download a free copy of the PDF, ePub, MOBI, or TXT version today and delve into the dark and tangled threads of crime in 19th century San Francisco.