A Cold Case

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A Cold Case
Philip Gourevitch - A Cold Case.jpeg
Author Philip Gourevitch
Country United States
Language English
Genre True crime novel
Publisher Picador
Publication date
July 10, 2002
Media type Print (Paperback)
Pages 192 pp
ISBN 978-0-312-42002-4
OCLC 49582857
364.15/23/097471 21
LC Class HV6534.N5 G68 2002

A Cold Case is a 2002 work of nonfiction by Philip Gourevitch. A film adaptation of the book starring Tom Hanks was attempted, but the project did not enter production.

Plot summary[edit]

A Cold Case follows real-life chief investigator Andy Rosenzweig from the Manhattan District Attorney's office as he investigates the 1970 murders of Richie Glennon and Pete McGinn, a case which was seemingly closed too soon. An ex-con, Frank Gilbert Koehler, is finally arrested in 1997.

Film adaptation[edit]

A Cold Case was originally slated to have a film adaptation starring Tom Hanks after the actor's performances in The Terminal (2004) and The Ladykillers (2004). Director Mark Romanek was signed to helm the project with a script by John Sayles and Eric Roth, but when Hanks chose to do The Polar Express (2004) instead, the project came to a halt.


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