Doug Purdy’s book, Serpents in the Cold, is available for pre-order through Barnes & Noble. The book is scheduled to be released in Jan 2015. Doug recently left the MIT Humanities Film Office to co-write a second book with Thomas O’Malley.
Here is a brief overview of Serpents in the Cold: A serial killer stalks the streets of 1950s Boston — and two friends take it upon themselves to take him down.
Post-war Boston is down on its luck and looking for change. A year after the Brink’s Robbery — the largest robbery in the history of the United States — Boston is known more for its seedy underbelly than for its rich, historical past. The winter of 1951 is the worst in recent memory, and the Bruins are suffering another losing season. …Read more at Barnes & Noble.com