A Thorough, Comprehensive Guide to Serial Killers for True-Crime Fans
Equal parts fascinating and horrifying, the stories of serial killers like Ted Bundy and Jeffrey Dahmer have taken on a new cultural prominence with the rise of the true-crime genre. Now, The Wikipedia Encyclopedia of Serial Killers offers murder fans and curious readers a new opportunity to learn about the lives and histories of these infamous criminals in greater depth and detail than ever before.
Featuring extensive information about the backgrounds, crimes and aftermaths, victims, arrests and trials, and current lives of serial killers across the globe, as well as a variety of supplemental information—mug shots and crime-scene photos, letters from murderers, and information on victims and survivors—this book is an essential guide for all true-crime fans or any reader who wants an insight into the dark minds of the most notorious criminals in the world.
Included in The Wikipedia Encyclopedia of Serial Killers, among many others, are:
- Ted Bundy
- The Zodiac Killer
- John Wayne Gacy
- Aileen Wuornos
- Son of Sam
- Jeffrey Dahmer
- The BTK Killer
- Gary Ridgway
- Samuel Little
- Karla Homolka and Paul Bernardo
About the Author
Wikipedia is an online, collaboratively edited encyclopedia owned by the Wikimedia Foundation. With nearly six million English-language articles, it is the largest and most popular general reference work on the Internet and one of the top-five most-visited websites in the world. Time magazine has called it "the biggest (and perhaps best) encyclopedia in the world."