Erased : missing women, murdered wives (Book, 2008) []
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Erased : missing women, murdered wives

Erased : missing women, murdered wives

Author: Marilee Strong; Mark Powelson
Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Product Description: Based on five years of investigative reporting and research into forensic psychology and criminology, Erased presents an original profile of a widespread and previously unrecognized type of murder: not a "hot-blooded," spur-of-the-moment crime of passion, as domestic homicide is commonly viewed, but a cold-blooded, carefully planned and methodically executed form of "erasure." These crimes are  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Études de cas
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marilee Strong; Mark Powelson
ISBN: 9780787996390 0787996394 9780470442524 0470442522
OCLC Number: 174040215
Description: viii, 337 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Introduction : Crime without a name --
Part 1: Eraser Killing: The History And Psychology Of A New Criminal Profile --
1: Out of the shadows --
2: Dark triad --
3: Real American tragedy --
Part 2: Getting Away With Murder --
4: Lady-killer --
5: Disappearing acts --
6: Hiding in plain sight --
7: Pregnant and vulnerable: when a child is seen as a threat --
Part 3: Psychological Autopsy Of A Classic Eraser Killing --
8: Watery grave --
9: Keeping secrets --
10: Too good to be true --
11: Seeds of a plan --
12: Collision course --
13: Sex, lies, and audiotape --
Conclusion: Fixing a broken system --
Bibliographical sources --
About the authors --
Responsibility: Marilee Strong ; with Mark Powelson.
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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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"compelling... With its blend of novelistic journalism and concise psychiatric research, Strong's expose will appeal to more than just true crime fans." ( Publishers Weekly , December 24, 2007)

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