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How to Make a Serial Killer: The Twisted Development of Innocent Children… (2008)

by Christopher Berry-Dee

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"It looked like I would never be punished by God or Satan, and when we died our lives just flickered out. The sooner a person understands that there's no punishment after death and allows their own impulses to take over, the sooner they become an unstoppable serial killer. That's the point I'd reached. It was scary, but it was exciting, too."
--Keith Hunter Jesperson, "Happy Face Killer," from The Creation of a Serial Killer by Jack Olsen
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Dedicated to Patrick Dee 1917-2005
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Introduction: This book asks - and tries to answer - the fascinating question: Are we born to kill?
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This book leads you on an insightful, frightening and ultimately disturbing investigation into what made these infamous murderers go bad. Following the biographies and killing sprees of Jeffrey Dahmer, John Wayne Gacy, Washington D.C. snipers John Muhammad and Lee Malvo and many others, this book asks: is there really a "demon seed"? do genes play a role? was it the killer's family background? how did peer group pressure influence their murderous instincts? and can it all be traced back to a shattering experience early in life? This book follows the lives of these lost souls from early childhood to dark destiny.… (more)

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