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Mass murderers

Author: Rudolph T Heits
Publisher: Pittsburgh : Eldorado Ink, [2013]
Series: True crime library
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : English
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It has become a sickeningly familiar story: an isolated, angry, and often mentally ill individually gathers an arsenal of weapons and goes on a killing rampage. There is no single psychological profile, no one particular weapon. Are there ways to reduce the number of incidents? This book focuses on case studies of cases in the United States.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Juvenile works
Case studies Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rudolph T Heits
ISBN: 9781619000346 1619000342 9781619000353 1619000350
OCLC Number: 828626823
Target Audience: Grade 7 to 8.
Description: pages cm.
Contents: Mass murderers: an introduction --
Andrew Kehoe: the Bath School disaster --
Howard Unruh: walk of death --
Charles Whitman: the Texas tower sniper --
Richard Speck: terror and murder in Chicago --
Colin Ferguson: the Long Island rail road shooter --
The Columbine killers: Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold --
Seung-Hui Cho: the Virginia Tech massacre.
Series Title: True crime library
Responsibility: Rudolph T. Heits.

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It has become a sickeningly familiar story: an isolated, angry, and often mentally ill individually gathers an arsenal of weapons and goes on a killing rampage. There is no single psychological profile, no one particular weapon. Are there ways to reduce the number of incidents? This book focuses on case studies of cases in the United States.

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