The Encyclopedia of Serial Killers by Michael Newton
(Facts on File Crime Library)

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From Jack the Ripper to the FBI's Violent Criminal Apprehension Program (VICAP), the Encyclopedia of Serial Killers provides an exhaustive overview of what is undoubtedly the most macabre and fascinating branch of crime and modern criminology. More than 240 entries and 70 photographs detail individual cases of serial murder from ancient Rome to the present day, law enforcement agents and their techniques, the factors that contribute to the development of a serial killer, and how society chooses to deal with and punish these vicious criminals.

About Michael Newton

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Michael Newton is a professional writer who has primarily written about crime, specializing in books about serial murder. He lives in Nashville, IN.
Published January 31, 2006 by Facts on File. 501 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Political & Social Sciences, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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