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The Wikipedia encyclopedia of serial killers : an A-Z guide to history's most heinous murderers. Cover Image Book Book

The Wikipedia encyclopedia of serial killers : an A-Z guide to history's most heinous murderers.


A thorough, comprehensive guide to serial killers for true-crime fans. Equal parts fascinating and horrifying, the stories of serial killers like Ted Bundy and Jeffrey Dahmer have taken on a new cultural prominence with the rise of the true-crime genre. Now, The Wikipedia Encyclopedia of Serial Killers offers murder fans and curious readers a new opportunity to learn about the lives and histories of these infamous criminals in greater depth and detail than ever before. Featuring extensive information about the backgrounds, crimes and aftermaths, victims, arrests and trials, and current lives of serial killers across the globe, as well as a variety of supplemental information--mug shots and crime-scene photos, letters from murderers, and information on victims and survivors--this book is an essential guide for all true-crime fans or any reader who wants an insight into the dark minds of the most notorious criminals in the world.

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  • ISBN: 9781510755383
  • ISBN: 1510755381
  • Physical Description: 582 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Edition: First Skyhorse Publishing edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Skyhorse Publishing, [2019]

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Rodney Alcala -- David Berkowitz -- Jake Bird -- Lawrence Bittaker and Roy Norris -- William Bonin -- Boston Strangler -- Ian Brady and Myra Hindley -- David Owen Brooks, Dean Corll, and Elmer Wayne Henley -- Ted Bundy -- Andrei Chikatilo -- Cleveland Torso Murderer -- Charles Cullen -- Jeffrey Dahmer -- Larry Eyler -- Raymond Fernandez and Martha Beck -- Albert Fish -- John Wayne Gacy -- Gerald and Charlene Gallego -- Luis Garavito -- Donald Henry Gaskins -- Ed Gein -- Golden State Killer/ Joseph James DeAngelo -- Robert Hansen -- H.H. Holmes -- Karla Homolka and Paul Bernardo -- Jack the Ripper -- Patrick Kearney -- Edmund Kemper -- Paul John Knowles -- Todd Kohlhepp -- Randy Kraft -- Samuel Little -- Henry Lee Lucas -- Herbert Mullin -- Earle Nelson -- Charles Ng and Leonard Lake -- Carl Panzram -- Dennis Rader -- Richard Ramirez -- Robert Ben Rhoades -- Gary Ridgway -- John Edward Robinson -- Arthur Shawcross -- Harold Shipman -- Ottis Toole -- Jane Toppan -- Fred and Rosemary West -- Randall Woodfield -- Aileen Wuornos -- Zodiac Killer.
Subject: Serial murderers.
Serial murders.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kenton County.


  • 1 current hold with 1 total copy.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Covington Branch 364.15232 W663e 2020 (Text) 33126023982923 Adult Nonfiction Available -

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