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Erased : missing women, murdered wives

Author: Marilee Strong; Mark Powelson
Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Citing cases from the 1906 case of Chester Gillette to the present-day case of Scott Peterson, journalist Strong argues that a growing number of men, the "eraser killers," murder their wives or girlfriends with premeditation and dispose of the body in an attempt to make both the crime and the victim disappear.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
Additional Physical Format: $I Print version. $a Strong, Marilee.
Erased.
San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, ©2008
(DLC) 2007041054
(OCoLC)174040215
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marilee Strong; Mark Powelson
ISBN: 9780470227664 0470227664 9780470894002 0470894008
OCLC Number: 228138320
Notes: Title from ebbok title page (viewed Jan. 01, 2010).
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 337 pages, [8] pages of plates) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction: A crime without a name --
Eraser killing : the history and psychology of a new criminal profile --
Out of the shadows --
The dark triad --
The real American tragedy --
Getting away with murder --
The lady-killer --
Disappearing acts --
Hiding in plain sight --
Pregnant and vulnerable : when a child is seen as a threat --
A psychological autopsy of a classic eraser killing --
A watery grave --
Keeping secrets --
Too good to be true --
Seeds of a plan --
A collision course --
Sex, lies, and audiotape --
Conclusion: Fixing a broken system.
Responsibility: Marilee Strong ; with Mark Powlson.

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Now in paperback! A brilliantly written, dramatic revelation of what's behind today's many headline stories of "erased" wives who seem merely to disappear.  Read more...

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In her exhaustively researched account of the Scott Peterson trial and similar cases, journalist Strong (A Bright Red Scream) makes a convincing case that there is a growing number of men--whom she Read more...

 
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