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Incendiary : the psychiatrist, the mad bomber, and the invention of criminal profiling / Michael Cannell.

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  • 15 of 18 copies available at Evergreen Indiana. (Show)
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Greenwood PL - Greenwood 363.325 CAN (Text) 36626103834651 Adult Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781250048943
  • ISBN: 125004894X
  • Physical Description: ix, 289 pages, 8 pages of plates : black & white photographs ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First Edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Minotaur Books, 2017.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-279) index.
Formatted Contents Note: Prologue -- Angel of justice -- Bomb squad -- Mr. Think -- Reverse psychiatry -- Poplar Street -- Up from the streets -- The Paramount -- "It will be buttoned" -- "Keep out of this" -- The publisher -- The truce -- The dead files -- Fair play -- Interrogation -- The smiling avenger -- Mr. Death -- Matteawan -- Epilogue.
Summary, etc.: Documents the nearly two-decade manhunt for a serial bomber in mid-twentieth-century New York, citing the contributions of police captain Howard Finney and psychiatrist James Brussel in developing investigative techniques that would shape new approaches in American law enforcement.
Subject: Brussel, James A. (James Arnold), 1905-1982.
Metesky, George P., 1903-1994.
Bombings > New York (State) > New York > Case studies.
Criminal behavior, Prediction of > Case studies.
Criminal psychology > Case studies.
Bombings > New York (State) > New York > History.
Terrorism > New York (State) > New York > History.
Bombing investigation > New York (State) > New York > History.
Criminal behavior, Prediction of > New York (State) > New York > History.
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