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A killer by design : murderers, mindhunters, and my quest to decipher the criminal mind  Cover Image Book Book

A killer by design : murderers, mindhunters, and my quest to decipher the criminal mind / Ann Wolbert Burgess and Steven Matthew Constantine.


"A behind-the-scenes look at the creation and development of the FBI's Behavioral Science Unit, written by the pioneering forensic nurse who transformed the way the FBI studies, profiles, and catches serial killers"--

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  • ISBN: 0306924870
  • ISBN: 9780306924873
  • Physical Description: x, 324 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First trade paperback edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Hachette Books, 2022.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: It starts with a test -- When the FBI calls -- The bomb shelter -- Profiling the profilers -- Reading the crime scene -- A female killer -- My best friend Missy -- Victimology 101 -- Beneath the mask -- "There's no cookbook" -- A deeper look -- Fantasy or reality, you can't have both -- Patterns of dismemberment -- Reading between the lines -- Bind them, torture them, kill them -- Ego will be your downfall -- Gazing into the abyss -- The monster within.
Subject: Burgess, Ann Wolbert.
FBI Academy. Behavioral Science Unit > Officials and employees > Biography.
FBI Academy. Behavioral Science Unit > History.
Psychiatric nurses > United States > Biography.
Forensic nursing > United States > History.
Criminal behavior, Prediction of > United States > History.
Serial murder investigation > United States > History.
Serial murderers > United States > Psychology.
Genre: Autobiographies.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.


  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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Kirtland Community College Library HV 7911 .B853 B87 2022 30775305556483 General Collection Available -

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