He has hunted some of the most notorious and sadistic criminals of our time: The Trailside Killer in San Francisco, the Atlanta Child murderer. He has confronted, interviewed and researched dozens of serial killers and assassins, including Charles Manson, Richard Speck, John Wayne Gacy, and James... show more
He has hunted some of the most notorious and sadistic criminals of our time: The Trailside Killer in San Francisco, the Atlanta Child murderer. He has confronted, interviewed and researched dozens of serial killers and assassins, including Charles Manson, Richard Speck, John Wayne Gacy, and James Earl Ray - for a landmark study to understand their motives. To get inside their minds. He is Special Agent John Douglas, the model for law enforcement legend Jack Crawford in Thomas Harris's thrillers Red Dragon and The Silence of the Lambs, and the man who ushered in a new age in behavorial science and criminal profiling. Recently retired after twenty-five years of service, John Douglas can finally tell his unique and compelling story.
Publish date: January 1st 1996
Publisher: William Heinemann
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
, True Crime
Series: Mindhunter (#1)
Part autobiography, part true crime, and part history of the FBI’s development of criminal profiling, this book kept me absorbed while waiting in line, avoiding chores, and at the ballpark waiting for the game to start. Not only does the author discuss how their theories were developed and tested, h...
Dennis Rader, znany jako BTK, Dusiciel BTK lub Dusiciel z Wichita – amerykański seryjny morderca. Zabił 10 osób w miejscowości Wichita w stanie Kansas. Jego „aktywność” została zarejestrowana w latach 1974 – 1991. Nie będę więcej zdradzał, ale warto wspomnieć o tej osobie, bo w serialu Mindhunter wy...
Ok, this is pure wow. The fact that the author doesn't adopt the 'holier than thou stance' so common with law enforcement makes this an extremely enjoyable as well as worthwhile read.Q:In high school, I was already six foot two, which I used to my advantage. Talent-wise, we were a so-so team in a go...
Interesting read. This guy was at the heart of the development of the profiling unit of the FBI, and reading about how he developed his techniques for understanding the mind of a serial killer (largely a process of semi-educated trial and error) was pretty fascinating. I don't know how much his co...
John Douglas' best book. I would give it more stars if I could. It took me alot longer to read this book because of the detailed information in it. That being said, I would read it again in a moments notice..it was so good