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The alienist

Author: Caleb Carr
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©1994.
Series: Laszlo Kreizler mysteries, 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The hunt for a serial killer in the 1800s in New York by Dr. Laszlo Kreizler, using the new science of forensic psychology. As with so many new sciences this one is ridiculed by law enforcement and civic leaders alike.
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery stories
Historical fiction
Thrillers (Fiction)
Fiction
Mystery fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Caleb Carr
ISBN: 0679417796 9780679417798 0553572997 9780553572995 0812976142 9780812976144 9780525510277 0525510273
OCLC Number: 28798086
Awards: Winner of Anthony Awards (First Novel) 1995
Description: 496 pages ; 25 cm
Series Title: Laszlo Kreizler mysteries, 1.
Responsibility: Caleb Carr.
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Step into another time--and unforgettable terror. The year is 1896. The city is New York. The hunt is on for a baffling new kind of criminal--a serial killer. "A first-rate tale of crime and  Read more...

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" You can smell the fear in the air." --"The New York Times" " Gripping, atmospheric, intelligent, and entertaining." --"USA Today" "You can smell the fear in the air." --"The New York Times" Read more...

 
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