I'll be gone in the dark : one woman's obsessive search for the Golden State Killer
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Jensen, Billy (Journalist) contributor.
Flynn, Gillian, 1971- writer of introduction.
Oswalt, Patton, 1969- writer of afterword.
Haynes, Paul, contributor.
Published
New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2018].
ISBN
9780062319784, 0062319787
Status
Indian Prairie Public Library District - 1st Floor - Subjects  1 available
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First edition.
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xvi, 328 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color), maps, portraits, facsimiles ; 24 cm
Language
English

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"Framed by an introduction by Gillian Flynn and an afterword by her husband, Patton Oswalt, the book was completed by Michelle's lead researcher and a close colleague [Paul Haynes]."--Amazon.com.
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"A masterful true crime account of the Golden State Killer-- the elusive serial rapist turned murderer who terrorized California for over a decade-- from Michelle McNamara, the gifted journalist who died tragically while investigating the case. For more than ten years, a mysterious and violent predator committed fifty sexual assaults in Northern California before moving south, where he perpetrated ten sadistic murders. Then he disappeared, eluding capture by multiple police forces and some of the best detectives in the area. Three decades later, Michelle McNamara, a true crime journalist who created the popular website TrueCrimeDiary.com, was determined to find the violent psychopath she called "the Golden State Killer." Michelle pored over police reports, interviewed victims, and embedded herself in the online communities that were as obsessed with the case as she was. At the time of the crimes, the Golden State Killer was between the ages of eighteen and thirty, Caucasian, and athletic-- capable of vaulting tall fences. He always wore a mask. After choosing a victim-- he favored suburban couples-- he often entered their home when no one was there, studying family pictures, mastering the layout. He attacked while they slept, using a flashlight to awaken and blind them. Though they could not recognize him, his victims recalled his voice: a guttural whisper through clenched teeth, abrupt and threatening."--Amazon.com.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

McNamara, M., Jensen, B. (., Flynn, G., Oswalt, P., & Haynes, P. (2018). I'll be gone in the dark: one woman's obsessive search for the Golden State Killer (First edition.). Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Michelle McNamara et al.. 2018. I'll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer. New York, NY: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Michelle McNamara et al.. I'll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer New York, NY: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2018.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

McNamara, Michelle, et al. I'll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer First edition., Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2018.

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