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Female serial killers : how and why women become monsters

Author: Peter Vronsky
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Berkley Books, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses the cases of several female serial murderers.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Vronsky
ISBN: 9780425213902 0425213900
OCLC Number: 123390943
Description: viii, 485 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: TABLE OF CONTENTS --
The psychopathology and brief history of the female serial killer --
The nature of the feminine beast: the psychopathology of female monsters --
The quest for power, profit, and desire: a brief history of female serial killers --
Selected case studies of female serial killers and accomplices in the twentieth century --
The cult and passion of Aileen Wuornos: the postmodern female serial killer --
Murdering friends and inmates: Black widows and profit killers --
Loving us to death: serial killer moms, angels of death, and other murdering caregivers --
Sex, death and videotape: the female as serial killer accomplice --
Nazi bitches and the Manson killer girls: making female missionary cult serial killers --
Recognizing the predatory woman: profiling female serial killers.
Responsibility: Peter Vronsky.

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Discusses the cases of several female serial murderers.

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