The Resource I, monster : serial killers in their own chilling words, collected by Tom Philbin

I, monster : serial killers in their own chilling words, collected by Tom Philbin

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I, monster : serial killers in their own chilling words
Title
I, monster
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serial killers in their own chilling words
Statement of responsibility
collected by Tom Philbin
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Synopsis: What goes through the dark minds of such notorious killers as Ted Bundy, Jeffrey Dahmer, David Berkowitz ("Son of Sam"), John Wayne Gacy, Dennis Rader (the "BTK Killer"), and others? In this chilling book, you'll read exactly what they were thinking in their own words as they committed horrible crimes. Using court transcripts and police interviews, veteran true-crime and crime-fiction writer Tom Philbin has compiled the testimony of twenty infamous serial killers-nineteen men and one woman. For fans of crime stories who look for realism, this book is like no other. The descriptions couldn't be more realistic since, in effect, the book is written by the serial killers themselves. Their words range from the bizarre and weirdly fascinating to the revolting and horrific. In each case, Philbin provides a background profile to give readers a sense of the context from which these monsters emerged. Though they come from different backgrounds, nationalities, and generations, their words do reveal certain common elements. Not one evinces any sense of compassion or sensitivity in regard to their victims. They appear to be unable to control the impulses that lead them to kill. And in many cases, they derive a perverse sexual satisfaction from their deeds. Taking true-crime reading to a new level of immediacy, this disturbing book offers a glimpse into the worst side of human nature
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
364.152/32
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • photographs
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV6515
LC item number
.P48 2011
Literary form
non fiction
I, monster : serial killers in their own chilling words, collected by Tom Philbin
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
David Berkowitz, "Son of Sam" -- Ted Bundy -- Jeffrey Dahmer -- Westley Allan Dodd -- Albert Fish -- John Wayne Gacy -- Robert Hansen -- Jack the Ripper -- HH holmes -- Edmund kemper -- Henry lee lucas -- Peter kurten -- Dennis nilsen -- Dennis Rader -- David Parker Ray -- Gary Ridgway -- Arthur Shawcross -- Peter Sutcliffe -- Michael Swango -- Aileen Wuornos
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ocn466343481
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Dimensions
23 cm.
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Extent
263 p.
Isbn
9781616141639
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
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2010003608
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rdamedia
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Other physical details
ill., photographs
Stock number
1309561
System control number
(OCoLC)466343481

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