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    Whoever Fights Monsters: My Twenty Years Tracking Serial Killers for the FBI (Paperback) By (author) Tom Schachtman, 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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    Whoever Fights Monsters
    My Twenty Years Tracking Serial Killers for the FBI
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Tom Schachtman, By (author) Robert K Ressler, By (author) Tom Shachtman
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 292
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 228 mm
    Thickness: 22 mm
    Weight: 440 g
    ISBN 13: 9780312304683
    ISBN 10: 0312304684

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25580
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: CRI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T18.1
    DC21: 363.25952309
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    LC classification: HV
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/20CNTY
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    Libri: I-NC
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    B&T Approval Code: C39205040, C39300000
    DC22: 363.25952309
    BISAC V2.8: TRU002000
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    Edition statement
    U S.
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    St Martin's Press
    Imprint name
    St Martin's Press
    Publication date
    15 April 1992
    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