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The Resource I'll be gone in the dark : one woman's obsessive search for the Golden State Killer, Michelle McNamara ; [with an intorduction by Gillian Flynn ; and an afterword by Patton Oswalt]

I'll be gone in the dark : one woman's obsessive search for the Golden State Killer, Michelle McNamara ; [with an intorduction by Gillian Flynn ; and an afterword by Patton Oswalt]

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I'll be gone in the dark : one woman's obsessive search for the Golden State Killer
Title
I'll be gone in the dark
Title remainder
one woman's obsessive search for the Golden State Killer
Statement of responsibility
Michelle McNamara ; [with an intorduction by Gillian Flynn ; and an afterword by Patton Oswalt]
Title variation
I will be gone in the dark
Title variation remainder
one womans obsessive search for the Golden State Killer
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Contributor
Author
Contributor
Writer of introduction
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
For more than ten years, a mysterious and violent predator committed fifty sexual assaults in Northern California before moving sought, where he prepetrated ten sadistic murders. Then he diasppeared, eluding capture by multiple police forces and some of the bes tdetective in the area. Three decades later, true crime journalist Michelle McNamara was determined to find the violent psychopath she called "the Golden State Killer." Michelle pored over police reports interviewed victims, and embedded herself in the online communities that were obsessed with the case as she was. At the time of the crimes, the Golden State Killer was between the ages of eighteen and thirty, Caucasian, and athletic, capable of vaulting tall fences. He always wore a mask. After choosing a victim -- he favored suburban couples -- he often entered their home when no one was there, studying family pictures, mastering the layout. He attacked while they slept, using a flashlight to awaken and blind them. Though they could not recognize him, his victims recalled his voice: a guttural whisper through clenched teeth, abrupt and threatening
Summary
An account of the unsolved Golden State Killer case, written by the late author of the TrueCrimeDiary.com website traces the rapes and murders of dozens of victims and the author's determined efforts to help identify the killer and bring him to justice
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Award
  • Goodreads Choice Award, 2018
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2018.
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10619871
Cataloging source
HHO
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1970-2016
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McNamara, Michelle
Dewey number
364.15/3209794
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • facsimiles
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV6565.C2
LC item number
M36 2018b
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 1971-
  • 1969-
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  • Haynes, Paul
  • Flynn, Gillian
  • Oswalt, Patton
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True
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  • McNamara, Michelle
  • Serial rape investigations
  • Serial murders
  • Cold cases (Criminal investigation)
Target audience
adult
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one woman's obsessive search for the Golden State Killer
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Label
I'll be gone in the dark : one woman's obsessive search for the Golden State Killer, Michelle McNamara ; [with an intorduction by Gillian Flynn ; and an afterword by Patton Oswalt]
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Publication
Copyright
Note
"Framed by an intruduction by Gilliam Flynn and an afterword by her husband, Patton Oswalt, the book was completed by Michelle's lead researcher and a close colleague [Paul Haynes]."--Amazon.com
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still images
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
21421617
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First Harperluxe edition.
Extent
xx, 475 pages (large print), 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780062871305
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), maps, portraits, facsimilies
Label
I'll be gone in the dark : one woman's obsessive search for the Golden State Killer, Michelle McNamara ; [with an intorduction by Gillian Flynn ; and an afterword by Patton Oswalt]
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Framed by an intruduction by Gilliam Flynn and an afterword by her husband, Patton Oswalt, the book was completed by Michelle's lead researcher and a close colleague [Paul Haynes]."--Amazon.com
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still images
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
21421617
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First Harperluxe edition.
Extent
xx, 475 pages (large print), 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780062871305
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), maps, portraits, facsimilies

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