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Somebody's husband, somebody's son : the story of the Yorkshire Ripper

Author: Gordon Burn
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Viking, 1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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To his family in the small town of Bingley near Bradford in the north of England, he was known as "our Pete". To the police, who had hunted him for more than six years through the towns and cities of Yorkshire, he was known as the Yorkshire Ripper, the sadistic killer of thirteen women. In this study of Peter Sutcliffe, the man they finally charged, the author has given us one of the most incisive and revelatory  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Peter Sutcliffe; Peter Sutcliffe
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gordon Burn
ISBN: 0670803286 9780670803286
OCLC Number: 11262013
Description: 274 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Gordon Burn.

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To his family in the small town of Bingley near Bradford in the north of England, he was known as "our Pete". To the police, who had hunted him for more than six years through the towns and cities of Yorkshire, he was known as the Yorkshire Ripper, the sadistic killer of thirteen women. In this study of Peter Sutcliffe, the man they finally charged, the author has given us one of the most incisive and revelatory books ever written about the life and times, the family and social milieu of a mass murderer.

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