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June 28, 1948 Booklist called his book Depraved a "first-rate true crime and first-rate popular history. Savage Pastimes: A Cultural History of Violent Entertainment. Film Tricks: Special Effects in the Movies.
Listen to books in audio format. With his trademark fearlessness and bracing sense of humor, Schechter digs deep into a wealth of sources to unearth a treasure trove of surprising facts, amusing anecdotes, practical information, and timeless wisdom about that undiscovered country to which we will all one day travel. Death anxiety-is your fear of death normal or off the scale?, You can't take it with you.
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Harold Schechter reveals a real-life monster of. the 1920s-and brilliantly documents the. historical impact of his ghastly crimes. If you purchased this book without a cover, you should be aware that it was reported to the publisher as unsold and destroyed. Neither the author nor the publisher has received payment for the sale of this stripped book. A Pocket Star Book published by. POCKET BOOKS, a division of Simon & Schuster, Inc. 1230 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10020.
by Harold Schechter and David Everitt. The scholarship is both genuine and fascinating. All the characters are terrifyingly rea. .Serial-killer aficionados need to read this thrilling tale that makes most of the subgenre seem cartoonish in comparison.
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Harold Schechter is an American true crime writer who specializes in serial killers. He has two daughters from a previous marriage: the writer Lauren Oliver and professor of philosophy Elizabeth Schechter. He attended the State University of New York in Buffalo where his PhD director was Leslie Fiedler. He is professor of American literature and popular culture at Queens College of the City University of New York. Schechter is married to poet Kimiko Hahn.
Harold Schechter is a true crime writer who specializes in serial killers. He attended the State University of New York in Buffalo, where he obtained a P. A resident of New York City, Schechter is professor of American literature and popular culture at Queens College of the City University of New York. Among his nonfiction works are Aka Jon A. Harrald (joint pseudonym with Jonna Gormley Semeiks). Harold Schechter is a true crime writer who specializes in serial killers.
Acclaim for. HAROLD SCHECHTER, America’s principal chronicler of its . HAROLD SCHECHTER, America’s principal chronicler of its greatest psychopathic killers. The Savage Trail of a True American Monster. recounts the legendary author’s brush with real-life homicide as one of Poe’s own protagonists would-with morbid, scientific rapture. plenty of suspense and nicely integrated background details. In this gripping, suspenseful thriller, Harold Schechter does a spendid job of capturing the spirit of Edgar Allan Poe. I’m sure my late, great cousin would have loved Nevermore.