Unabomber: On the Trail of America's Most-wanted Serial Killer

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Pocket Books, 1996 - Serial murder investigation - 286 pages
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When Federal Agents raided a remote Montana cabin to apprehend Theodore J. Kaczynski, the alleged Unabomber, they discovered what amounted to a one-room bomb factory. Now bestselling author John Douglas, the former FBI Unit Chief who originated the Unabomber profle, reveals the remarkable inside story behind the bureau's eighteen-year manhunt, the elusive Kaczynski, and his dramatic arrest. Douglas' expert knowledge and firsthand experience bring all aspects of this fascinating case to vivid life: the bomber's first calculated, daring attempts to severely injure his targets; his chilling turn to murder; the FBI's frustrating attempts to build an investigation; the controversy surrounding the Unabomber's manifesto; and the unexpected twists that brought the FBI to the outskirts of Lincoln, Montana. Go behind the scenes of one of the most painstaking, dangerous -- and secretive -- FBI investigations of our time, as John Douglas delves into the mind, methods, and madness of America's most-wanted serial killer.

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User Review  - Cadie - Goodreads

I really enjoyed learning about the case and all that went into catching the UNIBOMBER. However, 1/2 the book was Kaczynski's manifesto. While it was an interesting insight into a very messed up ... Read full review

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User Review  - Isabel - Goodreads

Once again, fascinating! Read full review

Contents

Another Day at the Office
1
Types of Bombers
22
The Manhunt
31
Copyright

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About the author (1996)

John Douglas Over his twenty five year career with the FBI, John Douglas has become the leading expert on criminal personality profiling and the pioneer of modern criminal investigative analysis. He conducted the first organized study into the methods and motivations of serial criminals and has aided police departments and prosecutors throughout the world. A veteran of the Air Force, Douglas holds a Doctor of Education degree. He is the author of numerous articles and presentations on criminology and coauthor of the landmark books Sexual Homicide: Patterns and Motives and Crime Classification Manual. He lives in the Washington, D.C., area.

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