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Psycho USA : famous american killers you never heard of, Harold Schechter

Label
Psycho USA : famous american killers you never heard of
Title
Psycho USA
Title remainder
famous american killers you never heard of
Statement of responsibility
Harold Schechter
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Shares the stories of lesser-known serial killers including "Mad Sculptor" Robert Irwin, "Tell-Tale Heart Killer" Peter Robinson, and "Man of Two Lives" Edward H. Ruloff, in an text that evaluates their mental statuses and motivations
Tone
Biography type
collective biography
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10142996
Cataloging source
DLC
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Schechter, Harold
Dewey number
364.152/3092273
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6785
LC item number
.S345 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Murderers
  • Murder
Target audience
adult
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famous American killers you never heard of
Label
Psycho USA : famous american killers you never heard of, Harold Schechter
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Fiends of the early Republic, 1782-1826 -- William Beadle, family annihilator -- Domestic slaughter then and now -- Samuel Green, prodigy of crime -- Jesse Strang and the Cherry Hill murder -- Hawthorne and Strang -- Antebellum maniacs, 1840-1860 -- Robert McConaghy, "the inhuman butcher" -- The Mohawk massacre -- Peter Robinson, the "tell-tale heart" killer -- Another tell-tale murder -- Polly Bodine, "The witch of staten island" -- "The worst woman on earth" -- Dr. Valorous P. Coolidge, the Waterville poisoner -- "The ballad of Edward Matthews" -- Henrietta Robinson, "The veiled murderess" -- The age of arsenic -- Return J. M. Ward, "The triple murderer" -- Burned alive -- Francis Gouldy, pre-civil war mass murderer -- The Saugerties bard, minstrel of mayhem -- Albert Hicks, "The worst man who ever lived" -- The resurrection of Albert Hicks -- Post-civil war monsters, 1866-1880 -- Martha Grinder, Lydia Sherman, and Sarah Jane Robinson: the -- "American borgias -- "Poison and pedophilia" -- Anton Probst, "The monster in the shape of a man" -- The eyes of Anton Probst -- Edward H. Ruloff, "The man of two lives" -- "His side of the story" -- Louis Wagner, the smutty nose butcher -- "A memorable murder" -- Franklin Evans, the Northwood murderer -- "Georgianna lovering, or the Northwood tragedy" -- "Was it a ghost?" -- Joseph Lapage, "The french monster" -- The Langmaid memorial -- The mystery of serial murder -- Charles Freeman and the "pocasset horror" -- The woman who killed her child for god -- Emeline meaker, "the Virago of Vermont" -- Mad Dorothy Talbot -- Hangings public and private -- Turn-of-the-century psychos, 1892-1896 -- Carlyle Harris, the libertine -- Dr. Robert Buchanan, copycat -- Harry Hayward, "the Minneapolis Svengali" -- "The fatal ride" -- A hypnotic villain -- Scott Jackson, who slaughtered poor Pearl Bryan -- Cal Crim, "sleuth-hound of the law" -- Murdered-girl ballads -- A year of horror, 1927 -- Andrew P. Kehoe, "the world's worst demon" -- The Wall Street bombing -- Ada Leboeuf, "the siren of the swamps" -- "Rules for murderesses" -- William Edward Hickman, "the Fox" -- Cashing in -- Demons of the Depression -- Pearl O'Loughlin, wicked stepmother -- Can Ground Glass kill? -- Harry powers, "the bluebeard of quiet dell" -- "The crime at quiet dell" (version one) -- "The crime at quiet dell" (version two) -- "The night of the hunter" -- Bluebeard : fact and fantasy -- Robert Edwards, the "American tragedy killer" -- Erased -- Robert Irwin, "the mad sculptor" -- Soldier, sailor, serial killer, 1941-1961 -- Eddie Leonski, "the brown-out strangler" -- No rest for the wicked -- Julian Harvey and the Bluebelle's last voyage -- Antone Costa, the "Cape Cod vampire" -- Final words -- Acknowledgments -- Index
Control code
2012004990
Extent
p. cm.
Isbn
9780345524478
Lccn
2012004990
Label
Psycho USA : famous american killers you never heard of, Harold Schechter
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Fiends of the early Republic, 1782-1826 -- William Beadle, family annihilator -- Domestic slaughter then and now -- Samuel Green, prodigy of crime -- Jesse Strang and the Cherry Hill murder -- Hawthorne and Strang -- Antebellum maniacs, 1840-1860 -- Robert McConaghy, "the inhuman butcher" -- The Mohawk massacre -- Peter Robinson, the "tell-tale heart" killer -- Another tell-tale murder -- Polly Bodine, "The witch of staten island" -- "The worst woman on earth" -- Dr. Valorous P. Coolidge, the Waterville poisoner -- "The ballad of Edward Matthews" -- Henrietta Robinson, "The veiled murderess" -- The age of arsenic -- Return J. M. Ward, "The triple murderer" -- Burned alive -- Francis Gouldy, pre-civil war mass murderer -- The Saugerties bard, minstrel of mayhem -- Albert Hicks, "The worst man who ever lived" -- The resurrection of Albert Hicks -- Post-civil war monsters, 1866-1880 -- Martha Grinder, Lydia Sherman, and Sarah Jane Robinson: the -- "American borgias -- "Poison and pedophilia" -- Anton Probst, "The monster in the shape of a man" -- The eyes of Anton Probst -- Edward H. Ruloff, "The man of two lives" -- "His side of the story" -- Louis Wagner, the smutty nose butcher -- "A memorable murder" -- Franklin Evans, the Northwood murderer -- "Georgianna lovering, or the Northwood tragedy" -- "Was it a ghost?" -- Joseph Lapage, "The french monster" -- The Langmaid memorial -- The mystery of serial murder -- Charles Freeman and the "pocasset horror" -- The woman who killed her child for god -- Emeline meaker, "the Virago of Vermont" -- Mad Dorothy Talbot -- Hangings public and private -- Turn-of-the-century psychos, 1892-1896 -- Carlyle Harris, the libertine -- Dr. Robert Buchanan, copycat -- Harry Hayward, "the Minneapolis Svengali" -- "The fatal ride" -- A hypnotic villain -- Scott Jackson, who slaughtered poor Pearl Bryan -- Cal Crim, "sleuth-hound of the law" -- Murdered-girl ballads -- A year of horror, 1927 -- Andrew P. Kehoe, "the world's worst demon" -- The Wall Street bombing -- Ada Leboeuf, "the siren of the swamps" -- "Rules for murderesses" -- William Edward Hickman, "the Fox" -- Cashing in -- Demons of the Depression -- Pearl O'Loughlin, wicked stepmother -- Can Ground Glass kill? -- Harry powers, "the bluebeard of quiet dell" -- "The crime at quiet dell" (version one) -- "The crime at quiet dell" (version two) -- "The night of the hunter" -- Bluebeard : fact and fantasy -- Robert Edwards, the "American tragedy killer" -- Erased -- Robert Irwin, "the mad sculptor" -- Soldier, sailor, serial killer, 1941-1961 -- Eddie Leonski, "the brown-out strangler" -- No rest for the wicked -- Julian Harvey and the Bluebelle's last voyage -- Antone Costa, the "Cape Cod vampire" -- Final words -- Acknowledgments -- Index
Control code
2012004990
Extent
p. cm.
Isbn
9780345524478
Lccn
2012004990

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