Famous American Killers You Never Heard ofPaperback - 2012
"AMERICA'S MOST COLD-BLOODED! In the horrifying annals of American crime, the infamous names of brutal killers such as Bundy, Dahmer, Gacy, and Berkowitz are writ large in the imaginations of a public both horrified and hypnotized by their monstrous, murderous acts. But for every celebrity psychopath who's gotten ink for spilling blood, there's a bevy of all-but-forgotten homicidal fiends studding the bloody margins of U.S. history. The law gave them their just desserts, but now the hugely acclaimed author of The Serial Killer Files and The Whole Death Catalog gives them their dark due in this absolutely riveting true-crime treasury. Among America's most cold-blooded you'll meet * Robert Irwin, "The Mad Sculptor"- He longed to use his carving skills on the woman he loved--but had to settle for making short work of her mother and sister instead. * Peter Robinson, "The Tell-Tale Heart Killer"- It took two days and four tries for him to finish off his victim, but no time at all for keen-eyed cops to spot the fatal flaw in his floor plan. * Anton Probst, "The Monster in the Sha
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, c2012.
Branch Call Number: 364.1523092
Characteristics: xiii, 396 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.