Absolute madness : a true story of a serial killer, race, and a city divided (eBook, 2017) [WorldCat.org]
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Absolute madness : a true story of a serial killer, race, and a city divided

Author: Catherine Pelonero
Publisher: York, NY : Skyhorse Publishing, [2017]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Absolute Madness tells the disturbing true story of Joseph Christopher, a white serial killer who targeted black males and struck fear into the residents of Buffalo and New York City in the 1980s. Dubbed both the .22-Caliber Killer and the Midtown Slasher, Christopher allegedly claimed eighteen victims during a savage four-month spree across the state."--Jacket
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Pelonero, Catherine.
Absolute madness.
York, NY : Skyhorse Publishing, [2017]
(DLC) 2017038196
(OCoLC)985078671
Named Person: Joseph G Christopher
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Pelonero
ISBN: 9781510719842 1510719849
OCLC Number: 1021885326
Description: 1 online resource (470 pages, 16 unnumbered leaves of plates) : illustrations (black and white)
Contents: The .22 caliber killer --
The Midtown slasher --
The quiet man --
The gauntlet --
The box --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Catherine Pelonero.

Abstract:

"Absolute Madness tells the disturbing true story of Joseph Christopher, a white serial killer who targeted black males and struck fear into the residents of Buffalo and New York City in the 1980s. Dubbed both the .22-Caliber Killer and the Midtown Slasher, Christopher allegedly claimed eighteen victims during a savage four-month spree across the state."--Jacket

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"A gripping account of a complex and controversial case." John Douglas, former unit chief of the FBI's National Center for the Analysis of Violent Crime"An authentic and remarkable approach to a Read more...

 
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