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Outcry
     

Outcry

by Harold Schechter
 

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When reporter Paul Novak investigates a series of brutal murders, he didn't plan to pry into the legend of Ed Gein, the "butcher of Plainfield, Wisconsin". But when local lore leads him to the ramshackle home of a bizarre young man and his mother, Paul realizes he's stumbled across Ed Gein's best kept secret. And he's about to discover that a killer's instincts never

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When reporter Paul Novak investigates a series of brutal murders, he didn't plan to pry into the legend of Ed Gein, the "butcher of Plainfield, Wisconsin". But when local lore leads him to the ramshackle home of a bizarre young man and his mother, Paul realizes he's stumbled across Ed Gein's best kept secret. And he's about to discover that a killer's instincts never die.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781439182659
Publisher:
Gallery Books
Publication date:
08/01/2009
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
0.93(w) x 5.00(h) x 8.00(d)

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Meet the Author

Harold Schechter is a professor of American literature and culture. Renowned for his true-crime writing, he is the author of the nonfiction books Fatal, Fiend, Bestial, Deviant, Deranged, Depraved, and, with David Everitt, The A to Z Encyclopedia of Serial Killers. He is also the author of Nevermore and The Hum Bug, the acclaimed historical novels featuring Edgar Allan Poe. He lives in New York State.

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