The A to Z Encyclopedia of Serial Killers Pdf/E–pub
S are answered He ven dispelled some common myths like only Americans are serial killers or only white men are serial killers This is a true Church Bell Tolls encyclopedia of murderers Injoyed Scraping By (Studies in Early American Economy and Society from the Library Company of Philadelphia) every minute of itHe begins by clearly defining the term serial killer and includes where it originated and by whom He then lists traits or similarities of serial killers He lists the history of these dysfunctional personality types and then gives the motivations behind such killers He makes no mistake of calling these people JUSTvil but goes into specific behaviors that classify them as such by most readers and details how they Beyond Human Rights and the War on Terror end upither captured committing suicide tc He sums it up by xplaining the world s fascination with gore Some of the things we do such as attain memorabilia of murderers making PLAYING CARDS of these sad p This was a really nice change from all the fiction I ve been reading lately Now the subject matter of this book was a little odd but it was still very interesting I like it because first and foremost it didn t try to glorify serial killing It did tell of some gory details but it always made sure to treat them simply as fact and not objects of sick fascination There was also a ton of information in this book I was always able to read it at a pretty steady pace when I
had time to read because it was interesting Overall I m glad I read it I have time to read because it was interesting Overall I m glad I read it I have njoyed other crime books from Harold Schechter I found Deviant
and Bestial to be fascinating reads that gave a lot of background Bestial to be fascinating reads that gave a lot of background the subjectsThis ncyclopedia falls far short of his other work the main reason being the format in which the information is given I Forensic Entomology The Utillity Of Arthropodos In Legal Investigations expected an A Z of serial killers by name not by headings such ads partners or x rated This made the read very difficult tongage with as Schechter trots out the same information pertaining to the killer Men of Destiny every time he ties them to the sub heading In some cases the same info is given up. Erial murder a subject of both tabloid attention and serious study With hundreds ofntries spanning the ntire spectrum .
This book by far is one of the most information packed books on serial killers Stuff about them their crimes and small on serial killers Stuff about them their crimes and small bits you may not have known Great informational read if you like true crime stuff Gives you the meat and potatoes on the heavy hitters
of this delightful topic but doesn t get the 5th star because of the weird choices he madethis delightful topic but doesn t get the 5th star because of the weird choices he made
picking words to alphabetize You can t just look up certain killers by name because some are listed under different topicswords to alphabetize You can t just look up certain killers by name because some are listed under different topics alligators and lime and stuff That s kind of annoying but it s good otherwise and has plenty of non xtraneous information One of my favorite books of all time I have read this book so much over the years it is falling apart This is one of the authors responsible for my obsession with serial killers If I could give this book 10 our of 5 stars I would Firstly I xpected the list goes on with the names of the serial killers not with their mo s Because of this the writing got repetitive As repetitive as it becomes dull at the nd and there might be a chance you ll be reading about some killer for the fifth time or It introduces us to some disturbing serial killers like Ted Bundy Wayne Gacy Albert Fish and throughout history It is so informative that it must have barely missed any details but could have been better and shorter Well this man is such an awesome writer that I had to start a shelf of ONLY his books I plan to read Reportage on Crime each book that Mr Schechter writes and am currently reading both Deviant and Psycho USA Famous American Killers you Never Heard Of This man Schechter has a way of uniting you withras long lost and forgotten You American Architecture empathize with the murdered revolt at the very thoughts of the killer and just wish it were all set to music I think that as a student of psychology this is a must read I couldn t put it down This book listed not just the names of serial killers but their proposed reasons for killing The why s and how. Serial killers have nevernjoyed a firmer grip on the nation's imagination A steady stream of horrific crimes have made
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Came Across Itacross it it me want to DNF The ffects are jarring and turn what could have been an interesting read into a snoozefest There was some interesting info included but it wasn t nough to
lift the rating out of 2the art inthe rating out of 2The art in book is also pretty pathetic I m not sure why the author didn t use pics of the subjects instead of tacky memorabilia cards or art You won t find anything in this book that you can t find on the web Not recommendedRead through Scribd This is a nice read if you re into this kind of stuff However it is also often very repetitive You ll find the same killer and his story listed in four five or sometimes areas of the book For x William Heirens the Lipstick Killer was uoted to have said For heaven s sake catch me before I kill I cannot control myself in 9 different areas of the book With that sentence was a mini repeat of his transgressions If you took out the repeated parts of the book it wouldn t be half of its actual size now A decent read overall but rather poor as far as non fiction goes Illuminating for casual crime buffs but uickly overpromises on its underperformance By turns gaspingly lurid and lazily vague it has all the redundant filler shallow analysis and utter paucity of source citations of a middle school term paper I m so glad I ve finally finished this book I didnt like it at all for many different reasons I hated the format it was not organized as an a to z list of serial killers by name as i had Minds Of Their Own expected Instead it had bizarre headings such as ads bathtubs alligators which are apparently interchangeable with crocodiles blasphemy board games cards comics and collectables Xerox and both X and Y chromosomes Pretty weird Because somemost serial killers come under than one heading it becomes very repetitive Some information is repeated up to 9 times A lot of the information given makes me wonder how. F serial murder this comprehensive resourcexamines these shocking crimes and their infamous practicioners from The Inequality Reader every ang.