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Cass County Library-Northern Resource Center 364.152 VRO 2020 (Text) 0002205546324 Adult Non-Fiction Checked out 03/15/2021

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [387]-398) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Sons of Cain: a brief history of serial murder from the stone age to 1930 -- American monstrum:the rise of sexual signature killers 1930-1945 -- American noir: raising Cain through the trauma years 1930-1950 -- True pulp murder: the rise of the new serialkillers -- The big surge: 1970-1979 -- Mindhunters: the serial killer epidemic 1980-1990 -- The last serial killers: twilight of the epidemic era 1990-2000.
Summary, etc.:
"Fans of Mindhunter and true crime podcasts will devour these chilling stories of serial killers from the so-called "surge" or epidemic years of serial murder. With books like Serial Killers, Female Serial Killers, and Sons of Cain, Peter Vronsky has established himself as the foremost expert on the history of serial killers. In this first definitive history of the worst decades of American serial murder, when the number and body count of serial killers exploded, Vronsky tells the stories of the most notable and unusual serial killings from the 1950s to the early twenty-first century. From Ted Bundy to the Golden State Killer, our fascination with these classic serial killers seems to grow by the day. American Serial Killers gives true crime junkies whatthey crave, with both perennial "favorites" (Ed Kemper, Jeffrey Dahmer) and many fascinating lesser-known killers such as Melvin Rees, Harvey Glatman and Danny Rolling"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Serial murders > United States > History > 20th century.
Serial murderers > United States > History > 20th century.

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