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Psycho USA: famous American killers you never heard of [electronic resource] / Harold Schechter.

Schechter, Harold. (Author). Campbell, Danny. (Added Author). hoopla digital. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781515929147 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 1515929140 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (14hr., 54 min.)) : digital.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Tantor Audio : 2016.

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Restrictions on Access Note: Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note: Read by Danny Campbell.
Summary, etc.: 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. In this book 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 Shape of a Man": The ax-murdering immigrant's systematic slaughter of all eight members of a Pennsylvania farm family matched the savagery of the Manson murders a century later. Edward H. Rulloff, "The Man of Two Lives": A genuine Jekyll and Hyde, his brilliant scholarship disguised his bloodthirsty brutality.
System Details Note: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Murderers > United States > Biography.
Murder > United States > Case studies.

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