Erased : missing women, murdered wives / Marilee Strong ; with Mark Powlson.
Citing cases from the 1906 case of Chester Gillette to the present-day case of Scott Peterson, journalist Strong argues that a growing number of men, the "eraser killers," murder their wives or girlfriends with premeditation and dispose of the body in an attempt to make both the crime and the victim disappear.
- ISBN: 9780787996390 (cloth)
- ISBN: 0787996394 (cloth)
- Physical Description: viii, 337 p.,  p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
- Edition: 1st ed.
- Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, c2008.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 309-324) and index.
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Introduction: A crime without a name -- Eraser killing : the history and psychology of a new criminal profile -- Out of the shadows -- The dark triad -- The real American tragedy -- Getting away with murder -- The lady-killer -- Disappearing acts -- Hiding in plain sight -- Pregnant and vulnerable : when a child is seen as a threat -- A psychological autopsy of a classic eraser killing -- A watery grave -- Keeping secrets -- Too good to be true -- Seeds of a plan -- A collision course -- Sex, lies, and audiotape -- Conclusion: Fixing a broken system.
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