Episode 65: Smollop: William Shy

The Pillaged Grave of a Civil War Hero

The Strange Case of Colonel William Shy

Death’s Acre: Inside the Legendary Forensic Lab the Body Farm Where the Dead Do Tell Tales
The Body Farm (A Scarpetta Novel): Dr. Kay Scarpetta novel, #5 in the series

Dr. Bass’ son, Jefferson, is writing a novel series based on the Body Farm. Series order:

  1. Carved in Bone: A Body Farm Novel
  2. Flesh and Bone: A Body Farm Novel
  3. The Devil’s Bones: A Novel (Body Farm Novels)
  4. Bones of Betrayal (Body Farm Novels)
  5. The Bone Thief: A Body Farm Novel (Body Farm Novels)
  6. The Bone Yard: A Body Farm Novel
  7. Madonna and Corpse (Body Farm Novel)
  8. The Inquisitor’s Key (Body Farm)
  9. Jordan’s Stormy Banks: A Body Farm Novella
  10. prequel: Cut to the Bone: A Body Farm Novel
  11. prequel: The Breaking Point: A Body Farm Novel

Jefferson Bass’ official website has a photo and video tour of the Body Farm in Tennessee.

band names from this episode:

  • Kiss Kasket
  • Body Farm
  • Shy Corpse

episode trivia: Carla, your friendly librarian, took a Forensic Anthropology course at UNCC, using Human Osteology: A Laboratory and Field Manual, Dr. Bass’ textbook. Yes, I had my “own” corpse.

And yes, you can buy a Kiss Kasket.

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About Carla

This Bluestocking bookworm is your friendly Dollop web-wrangler and digital library curator. In other words, pay no attention to that woman behind the curtain. I'm just here to John Nash all this stuff together. It's all about connections. IT'S ALL CONNECTED. I live atop a mountain, geographically isolated for the protection of others. Yes, an American mountain.