WorldCat Identities

Graysmith, Robert

Overview
Works: 47 works in 216 publications in 8 languages and 8,986 library holdings
Genres: Case studies  Biography  Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Crime films  History  Sources  Detective and mystery films  Biographical films 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: HV6534.S3, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Robert Graysmith
 
Most widely held works by Robert Graysmith
Zodiac unmasked : the identity of America's most elusive serial killer revealed by Robert Graysmith( Book )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 1,124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A former "San Francisco Chronicle" reporter continues his account of the series of murders committed in California beginning in 1968 by revealing the final solution to the crimes, which baffled investigators for more than thirty years
Zodiac by Robert Graysmith( Book )

30 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A "San Francisco Chronicle" reporter provides an account of the series of unsolved murders committed in California from 1968 to the early seventies in which letters were sent to the "Chronicle," announcing the crimes and signed with a symbol from the Zodiac
The Sleeping Lady : the trailside murders above the Golden Gate by Robert Graysmith( Book )

6 editions published between 1984 and 1991 in English and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The girl in Alfred Hitchcock's shower : a murder that became a real-life mystery, a mystery that became an obsession by Robert Graysmith( Book )

15 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The "New York Times"--Bestselling author uncovers a real-life mystery of murder, body doubles, and obsession, as he explores the case of Marli Renfro, Janet Leigh's body double in the infamous shower scene in "Psycho," who reportedly became the victim of a serial killer
Zodiac by David Fincher( Visual )

40 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Het waargebeurde verhaal van een beruchte seriemoordenaar die in de jaren '70 in San Francisco huishield. Deze moordenaar, die nooit opgepakt is, liet vreemde aanwijzingen en brieven achter bij zijn slachtoffers
Black fire : the true story of the original Tom Sawyer--and of the mysterious fires that baptized Gold Rush-era San Francisco by Robert Graysmith( Book )

5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First biography of the little-known real-life Tom Sawyer (a friend of Mark Twain during his brief tenure as a California newspaper reporter), told through a harrowing account of Sawyer's involvement in the hunt for a serial arsonist who terrorized mid-nineteenth century San Francisco
Unabomber : a desire to kill by Robert Graysmith( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author provides a psychological portrait of Kaczynski and questions the FBI's efforts in uncovering the Unabomber
The murder of Bob Crane by Robert Graysmith( Book )

3 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Used to crimes of this magnitude. They made several mistakes in the first hours of investigation. And that investigation took fourteen years - until at last one person was indicted for the murder. Police still don't have a motive; only recent advances in blood identification through DNA testing have enabled them to amass enough evidence to charge the suspect with the crime. Because of his close relationship to Dean, and because of his expertise in investigative
Amerithrax : the hunt for the anthrax killer by Robert Graysmith( Book )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"October 2001: A tainted letter is delivered to Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle in Washington. Four postal workers are infected with inhalation anthrax. Two of them die."
The bell tower : the mystery of Jack the Ripper finally solved-- in San Francisco by Robert Graysmith( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reveals the identity of London's Jack the Ripper and details his murders in San Francisco
Zodiac by Robert Graysmith( Recording )

17 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sexual sadist, his pleasure was torture and murder. His first victims were a teenage couple, stalked and shot dead in a lover's lane. After another slaying, he sent his first mocking note to authorities, promising he would kill again. The official tally of his victims was six. He claimed thirty-seven. The real toll may have reached fifty. He was never caught. After Jack the Ripper and before Son of Sam there is only one name their equal in terror: the deadly, elusive, and mysterious Zodiac. Since 1963 the hooded mass murderer has terrified the city of San Francisco and the Bay Area with a string of brutal killings. Zodiac, in taunting letters sent to the newspapers, has hidden clues to his identity by using cunning ciphers that have defied the greatest code breaking minds of the CIA, the FBI, and NSA
The laughing gorilla : a true story of police corruption and murder by Robert Graysmith( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

San Francisco, 1926: A series of women are slashed to death and dismembered. Incredibly, eyewitness reports claim the perpetrator was a hulking brute with razor-claws for hands who lumbered on all fours and laughed maniacally before shredding the nude flesh of his female victims. The tabloid press called him the Laughing Gorilla and loved every sensational beat of the story. For Inspector Charles Dullea of the San Francisco Police, the last honest cop in one of the most notoriously corrupt departments in the country, the serial killings raised a haunting question: "who could commit such crimes?" Nothing prepared Dullea for the answer
Black fire by Robert Graysmith( Recording )

12 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First biography of the little-known real-life Tom Sawyer (a friend of Mark Twain during his brief tenure as a California newspaper reporter), told through a harrowing account of Sawyer's involvement in the hunt for a serial arsonist who terrorized mid-nineteenth century San Francisco
The bell tower : the case of Jack the Ripper finally solved ... in San Francisco by Robert Graysmith( Book )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reveals the identity of London's Jack the Ripper and details his murders in San Francisco
Auto focus by Robert Graysmith( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigates the bizarre 1978 murder of the popular television star, the shocking orgies of his last days, and the 1992 arrest of John Carpenter
The Laughing Gorilla : the true story of the hunt for one of America's first serial killers by Robert Graysmith( Book )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the investigation into a series of grisly murders in 1920s San Francisco perpetrated by a man eyewitnesses claimed to have razor claws for hands
Zodiac : the shocking true story of America's most elusive serial killer by Robert Graysmith( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bell tower : the mystery of Jack the Ripper finally solved by Robert Graysmith( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La fille derrière le rideau de douche by Robert Graysmith( Book )

4 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in French and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Auto focus by Paul Schrader( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"L'authentique histoire de Bob Crane, vedette du petit écran et grand adepte de sexe, qui finira assassiné par son meilleur ami
 
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Zodiac unmasked : the identity of America's most elusive serial killer revealed
Alternative Names
Robert Graysmith Amerikaans journalist

Robert Graysmith disegnatore e scrittore statunitense

Robert Graysmith écrivain américain

Robert Graysmith US-amerikanischer Autor

Грейсмит, Роберт

Роберт Грейсміт

グレイスミス, ロバート

ロバート・グレイスミス

羅伯特·格雷史密斯

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ZodiacThe Sleeping Lady : the trailside murders above the Golden GateThe girl in Alfred Hitchcock's shower : a murder that became a real-life mystery, a mystery that became an obsessionUnabomber : a desire to killAmerithrax : the hunt for the anthrax killerThe bell tower : the mystery of Jack the Ripper finally solved-- in San FranciscoZodiacThe laughing gorilla : a true story of police corruption and murder