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Creating cultural monsters

Julie B. Wiest

Creating cultural monsters

serial murder in America

by Julie B. Wiest

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  • 40 Currently reading

Published by CRC Press in Boca Raton, FL .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Serial murders in mass media,
  • Serial murderers,
  • Serial murders,
  • Violence in popular culture

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-199) and index.

    StatementJulie B. Wiest
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6529 .W54 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 223 p. :
    Number of Pages223
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25016594M
    ISBN 101439851549
    ISBN 109781439851548
    LC Control Number2010051893
    OCLC/WorldCa635487296

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