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    Whoever Fights Monsters (St. Martin's True Crime Library) (Paperback) By (author) Robert K. Ressler, By (author) Tom Shachtman

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    DescriptionFace-to-face with some of America's most terrifying killers, FBI veteran and ex-Army CID colonel Robert Ressler learned form then how to identify the unknown monsters who walk among us--and put them behind bars. Now the man who coined the phrase "serial killer" and advised Thomas Harris on "The Silence of the Lambs" shows how is able to track down some of today's most brutal murderers. Just as it happened in "The Silence of the Lambs," Ressler used the evidence at a crime scene to put together a psychological profile of the killers. From the victims they choose, to the way they kill, to the often grotesque souvenirs they take with them--Ressler unlocks the identities of these vicious killers of the police to capture. And with his discovery that serial killers share certain violent behaviors, Ressler's gone behind prison walls to hear the bizarre first-hand stories countless convicted murderers. Getting inside the mind of a killer to understand how and why he kills, is one of the FBI's most effective ways of helping police bring in killers who are still at large. Join Ressler as he takes you on the hunt for toady's most dangerous psychopaths. It is a terrifying journey you will not forget.


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    Title
    Whoever Fights Monsters
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Robert K. Ressler, By (author) Tom Shachtman
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 289
    Width: 108 mm
    Height: 171 mm
    Thickness: 22 mm
    Weight: 340 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780312950446
    ISBN 10: 0312950446
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21600
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: CRI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T18.1
    DC21: 363.25952309
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Merchandise Category: MMP
    Ingram Theme: APPR/CLASSA
    LC classification: HV
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 01
    Abridged Dewey: 364
    B&T General Subject: 805
    Ingram Subject Code: NC
    Libri: I-NC
    BIC subject category V2: BTC
    B&T Approval Code: C39205040, C39300000
    BISAC V2.8: TRU000000, LAW041000
    DC22: 363.25952309
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: TRU002000
    Thema V1.0: DNXC
    Edition statement
    Reissue
    Publisher
    St Martin's Press
    Imprint name
    St Martin's Press
    Publication date
    31 December 1998
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Robert K. Ressler retired as a supervisory special agent of the FBI as a reserve colonel in the U.S. Army's Criminal Investigation Division (CID). He resides outside of Fredericksburg, Virginia, and is director of Forensic Behavioral Services, a business dedicated to training, learning, consulting, and expert witness testimony. Tom Shachtman is also coauthor with Robert Ressler of "Justice is Served. He lives in New York City. "
    Review quote
    "The real thing...Absolutely mesmerizing."--Ann Rule "A true crime bonanza."--"Kirkus" "An invaluable book for anyone who wants to understand serial murder."--Joseph Wambaugh