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by Mark Olshaker, John E. (Edward) Douglas
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Portable Monsters
Portable Monsters rated it 1 month ago
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...
Maciej Kulesa
Maciej Kulesa rated it 2 years ago
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...
Misericordia
Misericordia rated it 3 years ago
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...
All the Time in the World
All the Time in the World rated it 8 years ago
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...
A Book and A Review #2
A Book and A Review #2 rated it 10 years ago
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
Defenestraethe
Defenestraethe rated it 25 years ago
It's all clever-clever psychology and FBI, until you discover that the profiling thing doesn't actually work to catch criminals and that half the predictions are wrong.
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